Criminal Law


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Spring 2021

PLS 370

Class Number: 10506
3 Units


Prerequisite: PLS 300 and PLS 320, each with a grade of C or better.
This course focuses on legal procedures and practice in criminal law, including selected crimes and their element, the function of the grand jury and preliminary hearing, the law of search an seizure and other pretrial motions. Also covered are methods of jury selection, preparation of case for trial, plea bargaining, death penalty law, and procedure, diminished capacity and insanity, sentencing and other post-trial procedures.




Course Fee: $899

No Class Tuesday, March 30.

Remote learning will continue for spring 2021. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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Class Number: 10506

Spring 2021 Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before February 12 Class dropped between February 13 and February 19 Class dropped on February 20 and beyond



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Last Update: Mar 03, 2021 5:03pm