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CRJ 204 - Criminal Courts and Sentencing


This course describes the court and sentencing process in U.S. criminal courts.  Students will examine cases from arrest to prosecution, focusing on judicial discretion and due process.

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the steps of the criminal court process.
  2. Describe the power of discretion of judges, prosecution and/or defense counsel during the court process.
  3. Identify the roles and duties of a judge in ensuring due process for the accused.