Criminal Procedure I (Moved Online) (LAW-508-001)
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Criminal Procedure I: Investigation addresses constitutional issues arising under the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments. The vast majority of the course will address substantive and remedial Fourth Amendment issues concerning searches and seizures and substantive and remedial Fifth Amendment issues concerning interrogation of suspects by law enforcement officers. We will also cover certain right-to-counsel issues under the Sixth Amendment, including the admissibility of uncounseled confessions and uncounseled pretrial line-ups, as well as the right to the effective assistance of counsel.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Chemerinsky & Levenson, Criminal Procedure: Investigation (Aspen 2022, 4th edition) (paperback). Some supplemental cases are assigned below, and for two classes the instructor will email students reading materials not included in the casebook.
First Class Readings
Casebook (“CB”), pp. 1-30 (skim); pp. 31-56 (read) [read Justice Harlan’s concurring opinion in Katz on pp. 35-36 and Justices Sotomayor and Alito’s concurring opinions in Jones on pp. 41-46]
Also, read the Supreme Court’s syllabi in Bond v. United States, 529 U.S. 334 (2000)
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