Course Number: 10-504-192
Description: 10-504-192 LEAD COURTS/JURISDICTION ...development of the American judicial system, the federal and Wisconsin court structure, Wisconsin judicial rules and procedures from complaint to sentencing as they impact police or correctional officers. (Corequisites: 10-504-191, LEAD Interviews & Resumes; 10-504-190, LEAD Fitness & Wellness)
Total Credits: 3
Prior Learning Assessments
- Trace the history of courts in America.
- Examine the development of criminal law.
- Evaluate the applicability of the Wisconsin and U.S. Constitutions in criminal court.
- Differentiate the components of the U.S. federal court system and the Wisconsin court system.
- Compare and contrast the U. S. criminal court system and other countries' systems.
- Interpret the constitutional rights of criminal defendants.
- Analyze criminal court procedures, from the commencement of the proceedings with a criminal complaint through sentencing.
- Distinguish the roles and responsibilities of the judge, non-judicial court personnel, prosecutor, defense counsel, victim and jury in criminal proceedings.
- Investigate how to prepare for court.
- Recognize and apply appropriate courtroom demeanor while testifying.
- Reenact the criminal trial process in a mock trial.