2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Crime & Punishment (Online)

Summer 2012 quarter

Jose Gomez constitutional law
Fields of Study
law and government policy, law and public policy and political science
Preparatory for studies or careers in
law, public policy, government, criminal justice

This program will take a critical look at controversial issues in the criminal justice system, including police misconduct and interrogation, mandatory minimum sentencing, decriminalization of medical marijuana and prostitution, needle exchange programs, the insanity defense, children tried as adults, privatization of prisons, and physician-assisted suicide.  It will be taught via the Internet through a virtual learning environment (Moodle), a chat room for live webinars, and e-mail. A one-time face-to-face orientation will take place 7:00 to 9:30 pm on Monday, June 25. Contact instructor for alternate arrangements for the orientation.

Advertised Schedule
7-9:30p Mon (Jun. 25) for a one-time face-to-face orientation meeting; remaining activity will be online.
Online Learning
Complete Online Learning
Greener Store
Off Campus Location
All program activity except for the face-to-face orientation will be "off campus" since the program will be taught via the Internet (online)  
Offered During
Day, Evening and Weekend