Tompkins Cortland Community College

CRJU215 - Legal Aspects of Evidence


Cross-listed as PARA 216/PARC 216 The course emphasizes constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure, eyewitness identification, and confessions It also explores rules governing admissibility of evidence at trial, witness competency and credibility, hearsay, testifying effectively, judicial decisions interpreting individual rights, and case studies. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing; C or better grade in CRJU 105 or PARA 101 or PARC 101; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.