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Fall 2021
5326 Criminal Procedure - BREGANT- 27254

Professor(s): Jessica Bregant (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Criminal Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MW  Location: 144  BLB

Course Outline: This constitutional law course involves the police investigation of criminal activities. Topics include the rules governing search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment, confessions under the Fifth and Sixth Amendments, the role of the due process clause of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments with respect to the foregoing, and the remedy of exclusion for constitutional violations.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/20/21

Course Notes:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.

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Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Critical (MBE & MEE)

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (4/6/2021 7:34:55 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Criminal Procedure: Investigation (2nd Edition), by Cynthia Lee, L. Song Richardson, and Tamara Lawson (ISBN: 978-1-64020-859-9). This textbook is half of a larger volume, Criminal Procedure (2nd Edition) (ISBN: 978-1-64020-204-7). You are welcome to use either version, and you do not need both. (The bookstore will be ordering the smaller, single volume.)