CRJ-101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

An introduction and basic survey of criminal justice and the court systems, both state and federal. The course explores the concept of bail, the functions and roles of the judge, prosecutor, grand jury, defense attorney and public defenders, and sentencing in the courts. Also examined are the functions and objectives of the probation officer and parole officer, especially as related to rehabilitation of the offender. The role of the policeman in modern society is discussed and explored in detail.

Previously known as: LECJ-110