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POL 303 - The Criminal Justice System

Introduction to structure, operation and politics of criminal justice system (CJS). Basic operational details of CJS, including roles played by police, prosecutors, defense attorney, judges and community. Political dimension to definition of crime, race and sex bias in CJS, and contemporary problems in application of capital punishment. Examination of white collar crime tas it relates to economics and criminal law. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.