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Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course addresses the federal constitutional constraints on the federal and state governments with respect to the investigation of criminal activity.  Topics covered may include:  the applicability of the Bill of Rights to the States, the exclusionary rule, searches and seizures (including eavesdropping and wiretapping), interrogations and confessions (including the right against self-incrimination and the right to counsel during interrogations), pre-trial identification procedures, and entrapment.
Prerequisite: None