• Academic Credits: 3
  • Focus area for the major: American Institutions and Politics
  • Course for Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Pre/Co-requisite: Prerequisite: 01:790:104 or 106 or permission of instructor.
  • 01-790-404_01_politics_of_criminal_justice_-_Syllabus_-Fall_2020.pdf
  • Syllabus Disclaimer: The information on this syllabus is subject to change. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your course site (Sakai, Canvas, etc.) on the first day of class.

Course Description:

Systematic examination of the relationship between political variables, crime rates, police behavior, court dynamics and sentences, and prison practices and functions.