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Lee Epstein
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Lee Epsteing Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor

DEFENDANTS' RIGHTS
Political Science 344
Spring 2005

Purpose. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the American criminal justice system. We place substantial emphasis on the constitutional rights accorded the criminally accused.

Book. Please purchase:

  1. Lloyd Weinreb, 2004 edition. Leading Constitutional Cases on Criminal Justice. New York: Foundation Press.

Grades. I base your grades on two non-cumulative examinations (80 percent) and class participation (20 percent).

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