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POLS 264: Rights of the Accused

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

An academic assessment of rights of criminal defendants under the Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Topics include the right to counsel, prosecutorial discretion and disclosures, the confrontation clause, defenses and immunities (stand your ground laws, insanity pleas), and the death penalty. 

This course does not count toward the major or minor in Political Science.

Prerequisites: none.