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Court Issues Analysis

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|[pic] |Course Syllabus |
| |College of Criminal Justice and Security |
| |CJA/394 Version 1 |
| |Contemporary Issues and Futures in Criminal |
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Course Materials

Robinson, M. B. (2009). Justice blind? Ideals and realities of American criminal justice (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Waller, B. N. (2009). You decide! Current debates in criminal justice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Muraskin, R., & Roberts. A.R. (2009). Visions for change: Crime and justice in the twenty-first century (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Victor, J. L. & Naughton, J. (2010). Annual editions: Criminal justice. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Walker, S., & Katz, C.M. (2008). The police in America: An introduction (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Criminal Justice System Assessment |
| |Details |Due |Points |
|Objectives |Evaluate past, present, and future trends in the interface between components of the criminal| | |
| |justice system and criminal justice connections with surrounding society. | | |
| |Assess the value of the criminal justice system in a changing society. | | |
| |Examine contemporary issues currently facing the Criminal Justice System. | | |
| |Identify recent and future trends and issues affecting the criminal justice system. | | |
|Readings |Read Ch. 1 of Visions for Change. | | |
| |Read Article 14 of Annual Editions: Criminal Justice. | | |
| |Read Ch. 13 of Justice Blind? | | |
| |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | |
|Participation |Participate in class discussion. ...

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