Course Description

CJ 440 Discretionary Justice
4 cr.
Offered: Fall, Winter
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior status or instructor's permission.
In-depth study of the use of discretion in criminal justice taught in seminar style. Students are required to participate in realistic simulated decision-making situations that reveal subjective and subtle influences on the decision makers. Police, institution classification and parole decision issues are emphasized.