CRJU2215 - Fundamental Constitutional Law
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Fundamental Constitutional Law
This course provides students with a background into the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the protections contained in these documents, and the constraints imposed on law enforcement officers. The primary focus is a detailed examination of the legal issues involving the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and similar individual rights protections of the Georgia State Constitution. In addition, students are familiarized with relevant court decisions in the areas of search and seizure, rights against self-incrimination, representation by counsel, prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishments.