PLST 232 Interviewing and Investigations (5)
Students are introduced to the legal contexts in which interviewing and investigating skills are utilized. Great emphasis is placed on the development of communication skills for interviewing and the use of resources available for investigating, particularly Internet resources. Students will walk step by step through an investigation by learning how to plan an investigation; handle evidence; identify and locate witnesses; conduct interviews; and locate, evaluate and work with expert witnesses.
Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL /095 or assessment at college-level English and reading.