Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Fourth Amendment restrictions on search, seizure, and investigation; regulation of wiretapping and eavesdropping; Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, including interrogation and procedural applications; Sixth Amendment regulation of confessions; constitutional regulation of identification procedures; scope of exclusionary rules and their administration; entrapment.
A foundational course that deals with the laws, regulations and policies governing investigations of criminal matters. This is one of the four upper-level gateway courses included in the Core Curriculum of which all students are required to complete two or three, depending on one’s position in the class, for graduation. Material presented in this course is tested on the New York Law Exam (NYLE), Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and Multistate Essay Exam (MEE).
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal Defense; Criminal Prosecution; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution