Crime and Justice in America
Academic Term and Year
Hamline Plan Letter
Area of Study
Goals: To introduce students to the basic framework of the American criminal justice system. Content: This course provides a broad overview of the American criminal justice system. The course examines criminal justice decision-making, police, criminal law, courts, prisons, and the juvenile justice system. This course is designed to introduce students to these broad topical areas and to explore the issues of equality and treatment, and the efficacy of criminal justice policy within the contemporary American criminal justice system. Taught: Annually, fall and spring. Credits: 4
Peterson, Jillian, "CJFS1120-03.Crime and Justice in America.F15.Peterson,Jillian" (2015). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 5668.