CRIM 26704 Issues in Law and Society

Course Name: CRIM 26704 Issues in Law and Society

Description: General treatment of the legal system with special emphasis on its origin, structure, and functional consequences on issues and problems in modern society. The following primary objectives are the focus for this class:

1. Find an appreciation of the role of law in society
2. Gain a basic understanding of the courts, lawmaking, and criminal substantive and procedural law
3. Develop an appreciation of the concept of the rule of law
4. Grow your understanding of comparative law
5. Develop knowledge of the law's treatment of women, minorities, and minors

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None

*Kent Core - Social Sciences