LSCJ 3113 - Comparative Justice Systems

Description
Prerequisite: junior standing or permission from CLS adviser. Examines and compares the legal and criminal justice systems of different nations. Focuses on historical, political and social factors, and explains their influence on legal institutions and systems of justice. Discusses points of divergence between other societies and the United States in perceived causes of crime and differing approaches to rehabilitation and crime prevention. Countries representing Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America are included. (F, Sp, Su)
Credits
3
Attributes
Liberal Studies Course, Liberal St Upper Div Crse, Liberal St Undergrad Course, Undergrad Upper Division Crse, Online course
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
2