11 episodes

This course will introduce the general principles, sources, and purpose of criminal law, including the following doctrinal issues that apply to crimes in general: the act requirement, the mens rea requirement, causation, liability for attempted crimes, accomplice liability, defenses, and criminal code interpretation. The course will also introduce the limitations imposed on law enforcement activities by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. The course generally considers the criminal justice process from investigation through arrest and initial court appearance.

PLAW230 - Criminal Practice and Procedure Liberty University

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This course will introduce the general principles, sources, and purpose of criminal law, including the following doctrinal issues that apply to crimes in general: the act requirement, the mens rea requirement, causation, liability for attempted crimes, accomplice liability, defenses, and criminal code interpretation. The course will also introduce the limitations imposed on law enforcement activities by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. The course generally considers the criminal justice process from investigation through arrest and initial court appearance.

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    Introduction to Criminal Processes and Procedures for Paralegals

    Introduction to Criminal Processes and Procedures for Paralegals

    • 2 min
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    The cornerstone: Components of a crime

    The cornerstone: Components of a crime

    • 16 min
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    Here a crime, there a crime

    Here a crime, there a crime

    • 17 min
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    Tell it to the Judge: Crimes, defenses, and processes

    Tell it to the Judge: Crimes, defenses, and processes

    • 18 min
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    Practical implications on search and seizure

    Practical implications on search and seizure

    • 6 min
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    Confessions and pretrial procedures

    Confessions and pretrial procedures

    • 8 min

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