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Professor Gerald Reamey

Featured Faculty: Gerald Reamey “The St. Mary’s M.Jur. in Criminal Justice affords that high level of understanding and application that cannot be acquired only from basic academy or college courses in criminal law and procedure.”

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Master of Jurisprudence

The Criminal Justice concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence program page for details about the overall program and other available concentrations.

M.Jur. Criminal Justice Concentration

The St. Mary’s M.Jur. in Criminal Justice provides a curriculum that builds a deep of understanding of criminal law that goes far beyond law enforcement academy or lower-level college courses in criminal law and procedure.

It prepares graduates to deal with the broad range and depth of legal issues that increasingly confront criminal justice, law enforcement and corrections professionals at all levels.

Criminal Justice Concentration Curriculum

Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online) 2
Legal Research and Writing (offered online) 2
Criminal Law 4
Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
Texas Criminal Procedure 3
Second First-year Course (or Property or Contracts, offered online) 4

Additional Concentration Requirements

Two additional electives from the list must be chosen.
Courses Credit Hours
Comparative Criminal Procedure 3
Federal Criminal Procedure 2
Advanced Criminal Procedure 2
Capital Punishment 2
Federal Criminal Law 2
Evidence 4
Law and Mental Heath 2
Self-defense Law 2
Prosecution Law 2
Immigration Law 2
Civil Rights 2

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