First Assignment Spring 2020

Criminal Procedure I - Edmund Searby

LAW 621 Section 41


I. Introduction
 
January 13, 2020 – Lecture: overview of course and plan for classes; background on criminal investigations and police practice; sources of limits on police power; the Bill of Rights and the Warren Court’s “Criminal Procedure Revolution;” competing interests underlying expanding and contracting criminal procedure guarantees.  
 
Lead Students: N/A

Reading: Learning Criminal Procedure, Simmons and Hutchins, Second Edition, West 2019,(“Learning Crim. Pro.”) Chapters I (pp. 1-8), II (pp. 19-21), and III. 
 

II. The Fourth Amendment

a. Scope of application of the Fourth Amendment

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