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Viewing: FORS 6224 : Criminal Law for Forensic Scientists

Last approved: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 10:27:00 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 16:38:24 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic Science (FORS)
Criminal Law for Forensic Scientists
Criminal Law
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Ken Melson, Morris Parker
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This course will provide an overview of criminal law offenses, criminal law procedures, issues of evidence recovery, admissibility of scientific evidence, and expert testimony, with an emphasis on the interaction between the criminal process and forensic science. A moot court experience is integral to this course. (This course combines and replaces Crim Law I and III.)
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This course is designed for forensic science students, but will also be taken by criminology students. This course should not be confused with Criminal Law in the Law School.
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This course is required of all Master of Forensic Science (MFS) students and Master of Science in the Field of Crime Scene Investigation (MS-CSI) students and will be specifically covered in the Comprehensive Examination.

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vweedn (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:49:37 GMT): This course has been previously taught as a Selected Topics course. We wish to cross-list this course in Sociology as a required course in our combined Criminology Masters degree. I was unable to check the cross-linked radio button and make this happen.
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