Law 202 - Criminal Procedure: Investigations

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

P. Arenella D. Carbado J. Chacón B. Colgan D. Dolinko L. Levenson


General Course Description:

This course studies Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment constitutional restraints on the activities of law enforcement officers during the investigatory stage of the criminal process. Special attention will be paid to how the Supreme Court has attempted to resolve the tension between individual rights and crime control needs in its decisions regulating the following law enforcement practices: investigative detention, arrest, police interrogation, searches and seizures, and eyewitness identification. The rights to counsel and to a jury may also be covered.

Please review faculty specific descriptions for additional details regarding each offering.

This course is related to Criminal Procedure: Adjudication, but neither course is a prerequisite.

Course previously titled Constitutional Criminal Procedure.  Students should not take this course if they previously took Law 202. Constitutional Criminal Procedure. Students may take both Criminal Procedure: Investigations and Criminal Procedure: Adjudication.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Devon Carbado 20F 202 LEC 2 MWF 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 4.0 No No
  Application required to enroll and can be found at https://my.law.ucla.edu/courseenrollment. Application due at noon on July 27.
Jennifer Chacón 20F 202 LEC 1 MWF 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM 4.0 No No
Beth Colgan 21S 202 LEC 1 MTW 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 4.0 No No
Laurie Levenson 21S 202 LEC 2 TR 8:25 AM - 10:25 AM 4.0 No No
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Beth Colgan 18F 202 LEC 1 MW 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 4.0 No No
Jennifer Chacón 19S 202 LEC 1 MW 10:35 AM - 12:00 PM 3.0 No No
Beth Colgan 19F 202 LEC 1 TR 10:35 AM - 12:35 PM 4.0 No No
Beth Colgan 20S 202 LEC 1 TR 10:35 AM - 12:35 PM 4.0 No No