CJAD6361 Advanced Constitutional Law

Course Description

An in-depth study and analysis of leading court cases and their impact on the criminal justice system.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in criminological theory.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the nature of constitutional law and constitutional interpretation in the United States, especially its fundamental constitutional principles of due process.
  • Demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed in the complex process of constitutional interpretation.
  • Articulate and critically examine contemporary issues relating to the constitutional system of the United States of America.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to evaluate the role and functioning of the Courts in contemporary American society, and its relationship with the elected branches of government.