Criminal Justice (JUS)
This course provides an overview of the criminal justice system; organization and operation of police, courts, and corrections; race, ethnicity, gender, and criminal justice decision-making, current trends and future prospects. Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours).
Political formulation of race and gender; race and gender issues related to criminality, victimization, prosecution; adjudication, sanctions, and employment within the legal system; antecedents of contemporary practice; prospects for change. Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours).