PL165 – Criminal Law I
This course will cover the study of the power of arrest, relevant federal and California constitutional provisions applicable to a criminal defendant. Students will be introduced to the structures of both the federal and state government including the court systems. Students will be introduced to various types of crimes, their element and possible defenses. Relevant pre-trial procedures will be discussed. Theories for punishing criminal law violators will be explored and case briefing and IRAC concepts will be emphasized to students.
10.0 Quarter Credits
This course is part of the following programs:
- Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies
- Bachelors Degree in Paralegal Studies