Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Criminal Procedure (SCALE I)



This course primarily focuses on constitutional constraints on the pre-trial gathering of evidence in criminal cases. Coverage emphasizes the Fourth Amendment's limitations on unreasonable searches and seizures. The Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause and Self-Incrimination Clause, as well as the Sixth Amendment Right-to-Counsel clause, are also studied. Students also discuss rules relating to pre-trial and in-courtroom identification procedures.