Nov 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 216 - Race, Gender and Justice

This course examines the role of race/ethnicity and gender in law and public policy with an emphasis on criminal justice. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss theories concerning the role of race/ethnicity on law and policy.
  • Identify the impact of government policies including judicial policy that have differential impacts across race/ethnicity and gender.
  • Articulate how race/ethnicity and gender impacts various criminal justice outcomes and as well as how these intersect with other factors, including class.
  • Justify personal views on public law and policy issues that have a race/ethnicity and gender effects as based on research, theory, and personal experience. 
  • Engage in conversations about race/ethnicity, gender, and social justice as they apply to criminal justice issues and processes. 
  • Compare and contrast personal and societal views in the context of criminal justice orally and in writing.
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