Constitutional Criminal Law & Procedure

Credit Hours:

Patrick Frogge
Gen. Glenn R. Funk

First Year

A survey of Constitutional Criminal Law with emphasis on the U.S. Supreme Court’s interpretation of Constitutional rights of the accused and study of Criminal Procedure with emphasis on the Tennessee Rules of Criminal and Appellate Procedure. This course examines federal and Tennessee criminal law and procedure. The class examines the stages of a criminal case from arrest through appeal with emphasis on the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and parallel provisions of the Tennessee Constitution.