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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CJBA                                     Course Number: 380                                    
Course Title: Special Topics in Criminal Justice Research
Subject: Criminal Justice
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This seminar analyzes critical issues affecting the criminal justice process. It provides students with an opportunity to critically explore and reflect on timely challenges to the administration of justice not examined in regular course offerings in departments across college. Topics may include LGBT individuals and the American criminal justice system, individual rights and public welfare, criminalization of illness and medicalization of justice, authority and power, democracy and crime, gun and gun control, therapeutic courts in America, comparative analysis of religion and justice, among others.

Prerequisite: ENG 201, CJBA 241 or permission of the instructor
Start Date:    02/02/2015                         End Date: