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CRMJ 1010 - Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Credits: 3

This course is required for criminal justice majors. It is designed, in part, to explore a wide range of controversial or otherwise thorny contemporary issues in criminal justice; including, but not limited to Violent crime, hate groups, war on cops, the Ferguson Effect, social media, ethical behavior, gangs, prison overcrowding, sentencing disparities, privatization of prisons, death penalty, three-strikes laws, gun control, deadly force, civil liability, and terrorism. Students will practice developing and asking the right questions before engaging in the problem-solving process. A focus of this course will be to assist students in articulating problems and potential solutions in a responsible and professional manner.

Lecture Hours: 3

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