Fordham Law

Criminal Procedure: Prosecution, Defense, and Adjudication

This course, taught by the former Director of the Enron Task Force, deals with constitutional and statutory provisions governing the prosecution, defense and adjudication of criminal cases against individuals and corporations. Topics include the use of the grand jury, the charging process, the Fifth Amendment right to remain silent, the Sixth Amendment right to counsel, bail and pretrial release, "perp" walks and pretrial publicity, Brady v. Maryland, discovery, the right to a speedy trial, joinder and severance, the reasonable doubt standard, the right to trial by jury, the rights of confrontation and compulsory process, and sentencing.
Credits: 3

Type: LEC