POLI 10
Introduction to Administration of Justice


Course Description

An introduction to the characteristics of the criminal justice system in the United States. Focus is placed on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanations of crime, response to crime, components of the system and current challenges to the system. Examines the evolution of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces which have shaped those principles and approaches. Although justice structure and process is examined in a cross-cultural context, an emphasis is placed on the US justice system, particularly the structure and function of US police, courts, and corrections. Students are introduced to the origins and development of criminal law, legal process, and sentencing and incarceration policies.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25560 POLI 10 62 M······ 06:00 PM-09:50 PM James Suits L81

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as ADMJ 1. Students may enroll in either department, but not both, for credit.)

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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