Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 240 - Criminal Procedure

(G and TP/SS only)

Introduction to Constitutional Safeguards including the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.  Students will be taught procedures and rules related to criminal trials in Maryland and in the Federal System.  Students will be introduced to the rules of evidence relating directly to criminal trial practice.  Oral Communication skills will be emphasized in assignments. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in LGST 230 . Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Relate Constitutional Amendments to criminal procedure.
  • Explain procedure and rules related to Criminal Trial Practice in Maryland.
  • Explain procedures and rules related to the Criminal Trial Practice in the Federal System.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of evidence as it relates to Criminal Trial Practice.

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