PLS 130 Criminal Law and Procedures

Introduces the foundations of criminal law, rules of criminal procedure, elements of crimes against persons, habitation, property, public order and safety, organized crime, and legal defenses to criminal prosecution. Provides hands-on experience with criminal law and procedure. Covers evidentiary issues and constitutional concerns, along with pretrial considerations and procedures, trial, sentencing, punishment, and appellate review.


3 credits


PLS 101 with a C or higher


Fall, Winter, Spring