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Current Issues in Criminal Justice & Policing

Ended Jul 25, 2020

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Current Issues in Criminal Justice & Policing - Clair White & Adrienne Freng.  July 6-24, 2020.  Protests surrounding events related to policing, racial discrimination, and criminal justice reform are making headlines across the country.  There are a variety of issues that are contributing to this movement that it can be difficult to make sense of what it all means for our country.  This course meets for three weeks in an online environment to provide an overview of pressing issues facing our criminal justice system, particularly policing, from a number of perspectives.  The course will expose individuals to valid, evidence-based information to gain a better understanding of the criminal justice system in the United States, including readings, videos, invited experts in the field, and discussion panels.    0031323