LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
An examination of the federal, state, and juvenile court systems in the United States, emphasizing comparison of civil and criminal court systems; the roles and responsibilities of the legal actors; the dynamics of courthouse justice from pre-trial through post-conviction processes; and historical and contemporary challenges to judicial branch authority. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: CJ 201.