Sep 25, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADJ 211 - Criminal Law, Evidence & Procedures I

(3 credits) Teaches the elements of proof for major and common crimes and the legal classification of offenses. Studies the kinds, degrees, and admissibility of evidence and its presentation in criminal proceedings, with emphasis on legal guidelines for methods and techniques of evidence acquisition. Surveys the procedural requirements from arrest to final disposition in the various American court systems, with focus on the Virginia jurisdiction.

Prerequisite(s): ADJ 100  or departmental approval.

Lecture: 3 hours per week

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