CRJ 264 Courts and Victim Services

In this course students examine the complex problems of the American court system as well as related legal concepts. They study the heritage of the American courts and the development of the legal framework of our society. Students also explore contemporary problems in our legal system. In addition, students examine the controversies and dilemmas in the criminal justice policy and practice regarding the crime victim. This course may consist of field trips and activities outside of the classroom. R, 11 (3 lecture hours)