CRJ 135 Judicial Function

3 Credit hours      45 Contact hours

Provides an overview of the structure and function of the dual American judicial system and the behavior of actors (judges/justices, lawyers, law clerks, interest groups, etc.) within the system. Emphasis is placed on the organization and administration of state and federal courts, criminal court procedures, juries, selection of judges, decision-making behavior of juries, judges and justices, and the implementation and impact of judicial policies


Successful completion of CCR 092, CCR 093, or CCR 094 (grade C or higher) or equivalent assessment scores or Permission of the Program Coordinator and CRJ 110 (grade C or higher).



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