Description

This course introduces students to the history, traditions, and philosophy of criminal courts in America. It focuses on the organizational structures of the courts at the local, state, and federal levels. Students will learn about the various legal actors(e.g., judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys) and the roles they play in the courtroom. Finally, this course examines the nature of criminal law and the procedures that must be followed when defendants enter the judicial system from arraignment to sentencing.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00

Semesters

Fall 2020 Semester
Course Title Instructor Campus Section Syllabus
American Criminal Courts Mai Naito Mills, Ph.D. Carrollton 01 No syllabus available
Summer 2020 Semester
Course Title Instructor Campus Section Syllabus
American Criminal Courts Mai Naito Mills, Ph.D. Distance E01 No syllabus available