Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice Course Outline

     


    SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

    CREDIT      ½ credit

     

    TYPE OF EXAM – LOCAL

     

    REQUIRED   No

    ELECTIVE    Yes

    TEACHER     Mr. Duncan

     

     

    COURSE OBJECTIVE / GOALS

     

    1. To explain the Criminal Justice Process in the United States.

       

    2. To present opposing viewpoints concerning controversial topics in the Criminal Justice System.

       

    COURSE CONTENT / MAJOR TOPICS

     

    LAW

     

    CRIME

     

    POLICE

     

    COURTS

     

    CORRECTIONS

     

    JUVENILE JUSTICE VS ADULT JUSTICE

     

    ** Also includes a variety of quest speakers that work with the CJ system.

     

    TEXTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES USED

     

                CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA BY CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION

    -         NEWPAPERS / INTERNET/ NEWS PROGRAMS