Criminal Law


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Class Number: 2104

Summer 2020

PLS 370

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
One Saturday meeting scheduled for July 11.

Remote learning will continue for summer 2020. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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Class Number: 2104


Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSU Class dropped on or before June 5 Class dropped between June 6 and June 12 Class dropped on June 13 and beyond


Last Update: Jul 14, 2020 1:30pm