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POLS 330 - Crime, Law and the Constitution (4)

Examines the procedural and substantive meanings of the concept of due process of law found in the 5th and 14th Amendments of the United States Constitution and the other Bill of Rights provisions that protect people accused of crime. Course will analyze a series of landmark Supreme Court cases on this subject, the response to those decisions, and their impact on criminal justice and law enforcement. Offered every other year.