Provides an overview of the three major components of the American criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Each component will be explored in its development over time as well as various issues surrounding each component. This course will also cover important issues that are relevant to current debates including race, reentry, technology and crime, juvenile justice, and future directions for criminal justice.

Restriction: Must be enrolled at The Universities at Shady Grove; and must be in the Criminal Justice minor; or by permission of department; and must not be in the Criminology and Criminal Justice major.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Pass-Fail, Audit

Course Offerings

    Fall 2023 Instructor: Cortney Fisher Co-Instructor: View: Syllabus