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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CR 260 - Criminal Courts and Procedures

Credit Hours: 3

An examination of the total formal criminal process from accusation through final appeal.  The jurisdiction and procedures of the magistrate, superior and appellate courts, both state and federal, are covered.  The Criminal Procedure Law of New York State and Federal Law are covered in detail.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the students will acquire an understanding of criminal procedure law in general and New York State Criminal Procedure Law in particular through:

  • the evaluation of the law, critically, relative to fairness, application and access to justice;
  • the analysis of criminal procedure doctrine;
  • the explanation of the various stages, components and participants that comprise NYS Criminal Procedure Law; and
  • the relationship between the NYS and US Constitutions.

F/S (C, N, S)