Introduction to Criminal Justice

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Course Description

This course examines the past, present, and future of the American criminal justice system. Topics discussed include how laws are created: the history and types of law enforcement; structure of the court system; and the changing philosophies of the American correctional system. Students also examine the role of legal precedent, the death penalty, prison life, and the juvenile justice system.

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2/10 starsCompleted
6 years ago
Did not care for the final exam. It is impossible to make a good grade with such limited time.
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8/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 1 month ago
it was pretty good interns of the videos helping with the test taking part and its easy to understand and follow
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6/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 1 month ago
vocabularys
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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 3 months ago
This course was very easy for me. I guess it is because I know my rights or the law. If you think you know a lot of the criminal justice systems you will like this course.
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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 4 months ago
This course was very helpful but please remember to BUY THE BOOK!!!
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8/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 4 months ago
I really enjoyed this course, it was easy to complete
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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 9 months ago
Easy flowing.
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10/10 starsCompleted
7 years ago
I liked that I could finish it as quickly as I wanted and the text book was easy to follow.
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8/10 starsCompleted
7 years, 4 months ago
I liked that we had enough time to finish the quizzes and the exams.
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10/10 starsCompleted
7 years, 7 months ago
I liked the independence of working at your own pace.
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8/10 starsCompleted
8 years ago
I liked the narrarator
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10/10 starsCompleted
8 years, 1 month ago
I liked the videos and the presentation of the material along with the little tests during the presentation to check my understanding.
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6/10 starsCompleted
8 years, 3 months ago
I liked the work
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10/10 starsCompleted
8 years, 9 months ago
The homework assignments were very helpful, because they helped prepare for the quizzes.
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10/10 starsCompleted
8 years, 12 months ago
The videos within the course were interesting
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10/10 starsCompleted
9 years ago
The way that the course was divide up makes it easy to understand
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