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SOC 2145 : Criminal Law
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CJ-BA: Criminal Justice
CJ-MINOR: Criminal Justice
LAW-MINOR: Law and Society
PSPP-BA: Political Science (Public Policy Focus)
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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SOC 1001 or SOC 1002; and SOC 1003
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Introduction to the sources and fundamental principles of criminal law and procedure using major sociological perspectives as interpretive tools.
As a result of completing this course, students are expected to understand significant issues and controversies in criminal law, criminal procedure, and relevant constitutional law. Students should be conversant in the specialized vocabularies of criminal law and criminal procedure. Students should be familiar with basic criminal offenses and defenses. Students should be knowledgeable about U.S. constitutional requirements and limitations applicable to criminal law, criminal procedure, and law enforcement.
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SP14 SOC 2145 Gale.pdf
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
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