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CRIJ 1306 - COURT SYSTEMS & PRACTICES

This course is a study of the court system as it applies to the structures, procedures, practices and sources of law in American courts, using federal and Texas statues and case law. 48 lecture hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe the American judicial systems (civil, criminal, and juvenile) , their jurisdiction, development, and structure
  • Analyze the function and dynamics of the courtroom work group
  • Identify judicial processes from pretrial to appeal
  • Describe the significant Constitutional Amendments, doctrines, and other sources of law in the American judicial system

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3