2019 - 2020 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

CJ 440 Discretionary Justice 4 cr.

  • Prerequisite: CJ 110 or consent of instructor

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.