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Criminal Law Concentration

​Required Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
LAW 506CRIMINAL LAW3
Select one of the following:3
LAW 518
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I: INVESTIGATION
LAW 562
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR POLICE PROFESSIONS 1

Elective Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
Select at least three from the following:9
LAW 213
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PRACTICUM
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Criminal law topic)
LAW 309
ILLINOIS EVIDENCE
LAW 313
JUVENILE JUSTICE
LAW 376
POLICING SPECIAL POPULATIONS 1
LAW 377
POLICING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: LAW, COMPLIANCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1
LAW 410
EVIDENCE
LAW 412
FEDERAL COURTS
LAW 428
INDEPENDENT STUDY (approved topic )
LAW 507
FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW
LAW 513
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
LAW 557
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE II: ADJUDICATION

Open Electives

Students complete the remaining credit hours for the MJ degree by taking additional Criminal Law elective courses, by choosing courses from the current College of Law course catalog, or by enrolling in a combination of both.

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