CJ 1010 - The Criminal Justice System
An overview of the criminal justice system emphasizing the challenges of crime control in a democratic society. The historical development of law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems for adults and juveniles provides a context for understanding contemporary criminal justice. Key topics include the measurement of crime, theoretical explanations of crime, pretrial/trial procedures, and the continuum of sanctions. Falls and Springs.
*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.