CJUS 345 Comparative Criminal Justice

This course takes a comparative approach in examining crimes, criminal justice systems, and legal systems across the globe. This course juxtaposes the United State's criminal justice system and practices with those from other countries. Specifically, this course provides comparison and analysis of international definitions of crime, legal philosophy, criminal procedure, law enforcement practices, judicial procedures, and correctional practices for both adults and juveniles. The course also examines international and transnational criminal activity and the collaborative strategies employed to inhibit it. Through this course, students are exposed to diverse perspectives on the administration of justice allowing them to think globally about crime and its control.




ENGL 106, ENGL 107, or ENGL 206 and CJUS 100 or permission of the instructor