2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CJ 340 - Courts Process
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.