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817 – Comparative Criminal Procedure


1 Credits

This course will review the various aspects of criminal procedure including non-jury trials, pre-trial proceedings, and post-trial appeals in Europe. This course will provide the student with an opportunity to explore criminal procedure issues and make a comparison with the criminal justice process in the United States and various European nations. The course will also provide a comparison of the aims of criminal procedure, general principles governing criminal procedure, rights of the accused, phases of criminal process, agencies involved in the criminal justice system, other participants in the criminal process, sources of evidence, finality, special forms of procedure, consensual disposal and proposals for reform in Europe and the United States. (Pass/Fail)