JD | Juris Doctor

Online Law Courses offered in the Juris Doctor Program at CalSouthern

Below you’ll find a list of the required and elective law courses that make up the online Juris Doctor degree program at CalSouthern. The curriculum and course sequencing are designed to provide students with a solid legal education and prepare them to be successful on the State Bar of California Exams.

Required Core Courses

1L Required Courses

LAW 5116 Criminal Procedure

Credits : 4
Emphasis is placed upon the application of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution to state criminal proceedings as developed through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Also covered are the exclusionary rules, arrest, search, and seizure, identification of suspects, bail, the right to counsel and the right to a jury trial.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze the nature and scope of Fourteenth Amendment Due Process.
  • Differentiate between the different roles of law enforcement officials, the legislatures, and the courts in the criminal process.
  • Evaluate and analyze the right to counsel, equality, and the adversary system.
  • Differentiate between arrest, search, and seizure.
  • Distinguish wiretapping, electronic eavesdropping, and the use of secret agents to obtain incriminating statements, in the context of the Fourth Amendment.
  • Evaluate entrapment, police interrogations and confessions.
  • Examine and make distinctions between various pre-trial identification procedures grand jury investigations.
  • Evaluate and analyze the scope of the exclusionary rules.
  • Evaluate and analyze cases and/or facts and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5116 Criminal Procedure

Credits : 4
Emphasis is placed upon the application of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution to state criminal proceedings as developed through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Also covered are the exclusionary rules, arrest, search, and seizure, identification of suspects, bail, the right to counsel and the right to a jury trial.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze the nature and scope of Fourteenth Amendment Due Process.
  • Differentiate between the different roles of law enforcement officials, the legislatures, and the courts in the criminal process.
  • Evaluate and analyze the right to counsel, equality, and the adversary system.
  • Differentiate between arrest, search, and seizure.
  • Distinguish wiretapping, electronic eavesdropping, and the use of secret agents to obtain incriminating statements, in the context of the Fourth Amendment.
  • Evaluate entrapment, police interrogations and confessions.
  • Examine and make distinctions between various pre-trial identification procedures grand jury investigations.
  • Evaluate and analyze the scope of the exclusionary rules.
  • Evaluate and analyze cases and/or facts and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Elective Courses

LAW 5116 Criminal Procedure

Credits : 4
Emphasis is placed upon the application of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution to state criminal proceedings as developed through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Also covered are the exclusionary rules, arrest, search, and seizure, identification of suspects, bail, the right to counsel and the right to a jury trial.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze the nature and scope of Fourteenth Amendment Due Process.
  • Differentiate between the different roles of law enforcement officials, the legislatures, and the courts in the criminal process.
  • Evaluate and analyze the right to counsel, equality, and the adversary system.
  • Differentiate between arrest, search, and seizure.
  • Distinguish wiretapping, electronic eavesdropping, and the use of secret agents to obtain incriminating statements, in the context of the Fourth Amendment.
  • Evaluate entrapment, police interrogations and confessions.
  • Examine and make distinctions between various pre-trial identification procedures grand jury investigations.
  • Evaluate and analyze the scope of the exclusionary rules.
  • Evaluate and analyze cases and/or facts and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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