Jun 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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CJ 314 - The Color of Law: Criminal (In) Justice in American History

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: HI 130, CJ 131, CJ 205. This course is designed specifically for students majoring in criminal justice/criminology and will examine the history of institutionalized social control and its impact on the American criminal justice system through a race equity lens, beginning with the period of chattel slavery through contemparary timees. The major themes will include race relations, criminal justice contact and processes; peonage, and various structural responses to people of color. This understanding will be delevoled through the use of readings, lectures, videos, and various writing assignments and/or on-line discussions.



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