2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRIJ 1306 - Court Systems and Practices

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
This course is a study of the court system as it applies to the structures, procedures, practices and sources of law in American courts, using federal and Texas statutes and case law. CIP Code: (2201015424)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the American judicial systems(civil, criminal, and juvenile),their jurisdiction, development and structure. 2 - Analyze the function and dynamics of the courtroom work group. 3 - Identify the trial processes from pretrial to sentencing. 4 - Describe the significant Constitutional Amendments, doctrines, and other sources of law in the American judicial system.