|AJ 004-ONLINE: LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE|
Instructor: Marge Faulstich
Phone (408) 741-2180 (voicemail)
Instructor Homepage: http://instruct.westvalley.edu/faulstich
Office Hours: TBA
AJ 004 - ONLINE: LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE
AJ 004-Online: Legal Aspects of Evidence. 3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: California State University
An Online course designed to acquaint students with the origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence, constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure. Classifications and degrees of evidence plus rules governing admissibility and judicial decisions interpreting individual rights and case studies will be viewed from a conceptual level.
1. Have a working knowledge of the rules of evidence, the various kinds of evidence, and the admissibility of evidence.
2. Develop the ability to evaluate the various kinds of evidence available in a given case in order to determine its admissibility in court.
3. Develop skill in handling case materials so that evidence admissibility will not be destroyed by improper techniques or procedures.
Grades are awarded on a standard scale.
F=179 points, or below
Extra Credit, if offered, will be announced via email.
To be announced, via email
Online Project (TBA) 100 points
Exam (TBA) 100 points
Quizzes (TBA) 100 points
Extra Credit (TBA)
Grading Policy: Failure to complete the Online Project, Exam, or Quizzes will result in an "F" grade. An "Incomplete" grade may be granted with instructor pre-approval in exigent circumstances. The Online Project, Exam, Quizzes are sent early and late work will not be accepted.
Student Cheating: AJ students should be exemplary in honesty and integrity. Students found to be cheating (including online plagiarizing or copying another student's work) may receive the following sanctions(s): verbal or written warning (copy to Vice President of Instruction; be issued an "F" grade; and or recommendation for expulsion from the AJ program/WVC, in accordance with college policy.
West Valley College Disability Statement: West Valley College makes reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. College materials will be available in alternate formats (Braille, audio, electronic format, or large print) upon request. Please contact the Disability and Educational Support Program at (408) 741-2010 (voice) or (408) 741-2658 (TTY) for assistance.
WVC Class Drop Policy: It is a student's responsibility to drop a class in which they've enrolled, but are no longer attending.