CRJU 3070 Race and the Criminal Justice System
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements 2.0 GPA
Description

This course will examine the relationship between race, crime, and the criminal justice system with particular attention given to theoretical issues in the literature involving race, gender, and social class; crime statistics; and bias in the criminal justice system related to arrests, prosecutions, sentencing, and incarceration. Public policy questions involving issues such as racial profiling, capital punishment, and War on Drugs also will be discussed.