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    Bridgewater State University
   
 
  Jan 22, 2018
 
 
    
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CRJU 341 - Courts and the Judicial Process

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: CRJU 201 and CRJU 202
This course examines the development of the American criminal court system. The purposes, structure, functions, procedures and effects of the federal and state judicial system are studied. The course considers the roles of central actors and the decision-making process in criminal courts as well as the impact of social inequality on the structure and operation of criminal courts. Prospects for reforming criminal courts are explored.