Course: CRJ 200 – 1100 | Constitutional Law | Professor Satenik Margaryan | Fall 2021

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CRJ  200 - 1100 | Constitutional Law | Professor Satenik Margaryan | Fall 2021
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Department
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice
Academic Program
Criminal Justice, A.A.
Course Contact
Course Code
CRJ 200
Section Code
1100
Term
Fall 2021
Category
Course
Course Description

This course provides a historical overview of the relationship of the states of the Bill of Rights, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the powers of the federal government. The effect of the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment on the application of the Bill of Rights to the states is examined through a study of the leading Supreme Court decisions related to criminal justice. Topics include characteristics and powers of the three branches of government, the principles governing the operation of the Bill of Rights, and the variables affecting the formulation of judicial policy.