CJA 205◊ Women in Criminal Justice

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/23/09

Provides an in-depth examination of the changing roles of women in the justice system, which includes women as offenders, victims and professionals. A survey of women in criminal justice professions, an assessment of women as victims and as criminals, as well as an investigation of the impact of gender on adjudication and sentencing will be discussed. Special topics, such as sexual crimes and domestic violence will be examined.

Lecture: 3 hours