CJA112 :  Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration: The Court System

This course explores the role of the courts in the criminal justice system of the United States. Topics include the structure and function of federal and state court systems, the judicial process from arrest to sentencing, the role of the various courtroom actors, basic legal definitions, and the impact of the media on the operation of our court system.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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