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Criminal Procedure Specialist - Optional Externship
Criminal procedure focus on the actions or inactions taken by law enforcement, the legal system and the penal system throughout the investigation and adjudication of a crime. Focusing primarily on the protections of the accused as dictated by the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment to the US Constitution, this course covers the various ways in which the US criminal adjudication system defines the roles of police, prosecutors, grand juries, defendants and victims. At the center of the American criminal justice system lies the criminal court system that serves to ensure our community and our society remain protected from both criminals and the law itself. With its unique procedures and processes, the American criminal courts are designed to ensure we have a fair and balanced system for criminal prosecution that focuses primarily on the rights of the accused.
The legitimacy of American criminal jurisprudence lies in the function and fairness of its criminal courts and students will examine exactly how these institutions uphold the most basic of constitutional rights and values in their daily application. The course takes students through the often-controversial and complex procedures balancing individual rights against the protection of everyone as it pertains to search and seizure of individuals or property, due process requirements for the accused and how these requirements have evolved over the last century through landmark cases interpreted by the US Supreme Court that produced Miranda rights, Terry stops and other common-place considerations necessary throughout the criminal process. The program offers students an overview of the criminal justice system and its processes.
This program is open enrollment and can begin within 2-3 business days of registration.
Registration is ongoing throughout 2021.
Estimated Time to Complete: 4-6 months
After completing this program, learners will be able to:
Distinguish between the due process and crime control perspectives including the impact on criminal procedure
Examine what can be done when constitutional rights are violated including civil, criminal, and non-judicial remedies
Examine how the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments protect individual rights
Analyze criminal procedure prior to trial describing the roles of prosecutors, grand juries, and defense attorneys
Analyze criminal procedure from first contact to appeals
Define terms related to criminal courts and the impact of history on the criminal courts
Describe how laws are created
Explain the relationship between laws and the court systems
Analyze the court process from the committing of a crime through post convictions
Examine how courts operate, specifically the juvenile courts
Differentiate the people involved in the court system
Use Microsoft Office®
After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.
National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Criminal Procedure (CJ-PROC)
Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity
Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.
Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.
Instructor : CCI
Dates : 12/22/21
Days : Online
From : -
Fee : $1699.00
Course Number : C047