Criminal Procedure (SCALE)
This course primarily focuses on constitutional constraints on the pre-trial gathering of evidence in criminal cases.
Coverage emphasizes the Fourth Amendment's limitations on unreasonable searches and seizures. The Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause and Self-Incrimination Clause, as well as the Sixth Amendment Right-to-Counsel clause, are also studied.
Students also discuss rules relating to pre-trial and in-courtroom identification procedures.