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CRCJ 8070  SEMINAR IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE (3 credits)

This course is designed to examine substantive criminal law as the basis of social control in our country. Contemporary issues such as the insanity defense, decriminalization of so-called victimless crimes, sexual assault and abortion, and current proposals to assist victims of crimes will be among the topics explored. In addition, current criminal procedure problems relating to right to counsel, search and seizure and interrogation will be examined.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in Criminology and Criminal Justice; or admission to UNO graduate program and permission of instructor.