2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


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.