PLS 231 : Interviewing and Investigation

In this course students learn the basic skills required in interviewing and investigation. Topics include establishing rapport with the client, questioning techniques (including dealing with a reluctant witness), finding/preserving information, and ethics. Using mock exercises, students will interview and investigate in a variety of legal situations. Three lecture hours per week. Spring

Prerequisites

PLS 101 and PLS 120 with a grade of C or better.
    Students will be able to:

  1. Prepare a checklist for interviewing and investigating
  2. Interview clients and witnesses
  3. Locate and preserve evidence according to the Federal rules

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Credits

3

Degrees/Certificates That Require Course