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Current Justice & Para/Legal Studies Class Schedules

Fall 2014 Semester - Justice Center class listing

Click here for a copy of the Justice Center fall 2014 course offerings, rev 8/27/2014

* independent/practicum, internship and research courses are not listed in the drop down menus below. Refer to UAOnline for a complete fall schedule *

 

  1. Justice (JUST)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A110 *Introduction to Justice 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 118
      Chamard, S 20

      CRN: 73482
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society.
      Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

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    3.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 118
      Barnes, A 46

      CRN: 73483
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society.
      Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

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    4.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      RH 211
      Barnes, A 17

      CRN: 73485
      Section: 603
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society.
      Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

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    Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society.
    Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

  4. A200 Intro to Rsrch Methods in Just 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 211
      Rivera, M 3

      CRN: 73487
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces social science research methods used in justice studies, including explication of the scientific method, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, sampling, data collection methods, and analytical strategies.

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    3.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 224
      Lepage, C 0

      CRN: 75015
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces social science research methods used in justice studies, including explication of the scientific method, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, sampling, data collection methods, and analytical strategies.

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    Introduces social science research methods used in justice studies, including explication of the scientific method, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, sampling, data collection methods, and analytical strategies.

  5. A201 Justice Data Analysis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 254
      Payne, T 3

      CRN: 73488
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice.

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    3.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 254
      Blumenstein, L 2

      CRN: 73489
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice.

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    Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice.

  6. A221 Justice Org & Management 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 213
      Chamard, S 27

      CRN: 73490
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Survey of organization and management of police, court, correctional and legal operations, agency roles, goals, structural arrangements and administrative practices; applicability of theory and research; techniques and instruments of organization and management; and principles of change.

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    Survey of organization and management of police, court, correctional and legal operations, agency roles, goals, structural arrangements and administrative practices; applicability of theory and research; techniques and instruments of organization and management; and principles of change.

  7. A241 Business Law I 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      RH 211
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 73491
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
      Crosslisted with BA A241.

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    3.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      RH 211
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 73492
      Section: 652
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
      Crosslisted with BA A241.

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    Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
    Crosslisted with BA A241.

  8. A242 Business Law II 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      RH 111
      Trotter, R 3

      CRN: 73495
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Continuation of Business Law I. Covers topics such as sales and leases, negotiables, debtor-creditor relations, agency, business organizations, and property protection.
      Crosslisted with BA A242.

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    Continuation of Business Law I. Covers topics such as sales and leases, negotiables, debtor-creditor relations, agency, business organizations, and property protection.
    Crosslisted with BA A242.

  9. A251 *Crime and Delinquency 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 211
      Payne, T 3

      CRN: 73498
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Theoretical perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of crime and delinquency. Survey of the major theoretical perspectives in the study of crime and delinquency with special attention to the application of empirical research methods to important theoretical issues.
      Crosslisted with SOC A251

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    Theoretical perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of crime and delinquency. Survey of the major theoretical perspectives in the study of crime and delinquency with special attention to the application of empirical research methods to important theoretical issues.
    Crosslisted with SOC A251

  10. A310 Intro to Forensic Science 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  09:30AM-12:15PM
      UC 143
      Wolfe, J 1

      CRN: 73499
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Provides an overview of forensic science and its relationship within the justice system. Focuses on the various areas of criminalistics, which typically involve the analysis done in government crime labs on physical evidence gathered in the course of a criminal investigation.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

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    Provides an overview of forensic science and its relationship within the justice system. Focuses on the various areas of criminalistics, which typically involve the analysis done in government crime labs on physical evidence gathered in the course of a criminal investigation.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

  11. A315 Development of Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 251
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 73500
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines the philosophy and development of law in the United States from colonial times to the present. Explores American constitutional history and the role of the courts, the legislature and the executive branch in the lawmaking process. Analyzes legal developments as they relate to changing economic, political, social and intellectual trends.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of Written Communication Skills GER for baccalaureate degrees with a minimum grade of D.

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    Examines the philosophy and development of law in the United States from colonial times to the present. Explores American constitutional history and the role of the courts, the legislature and the executive branch in the lawmaking process. Analyzes legal developments as they relate to changing economic, political, social and intellectual trends.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of Written Communication Skills GER for baccalaureate degrees with a minimum grade of D.

  12. A330 *Justice and Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 211
      Barnes, A 4

      CRN: 73502
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      The evolutionary influence of ideology, technology and social interests on the justice system. The dynamic impact of long-term emerging concepts such as 'equality' and 'privacy' will be viewed against the background of requirements of political and economic organization.

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    The evolutionary influence of ideology, technology and social interests on the justice system. The dynamic impact of long-term emerging concepts such as 'equality' and 'privacy' will be viewed against the background of requirements of political and economic organization.

  13. A332 Environmental Crime Prevention 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 213
      Chamard, S 19

      CRN: 75017
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines the theoretical background to opportunity- reducing in environmental crime prevention. Explores the application and implementation of crime prevention through environmental design, defensible space, and problem-oriented policing. Illustrates the practical and policy difficulties of environmental crime prevention through the use of case studies and field work.
      Special Note: JUST A320 recommended

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    Examines the theoretical background to opportunity- reducing in environmental crime prevention. Explores the application and implementation of crime prevention through environmental design, defensible space, and problem-oriented policing. Illustrates the practical and policy difficulties of environmental crime prevention through the use of case studies and field work.
    Special Note: JUST A320 recommended

  14. A334 Police & Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 253
      Myrstol, B 25

      CRN: 75018
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Provides a foundation in American policing. Examines the history, social organization, institutional contradictions and contemporary challenges of the police in the United States. Special emphasis given to the use of empirical research methods to advance our understanding of policing.

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    Provides a foundation in American policing. Examines the history, social organization, institutional contradictions and contemporary challenges of the police in the United States. Special emphasis given to the use of empirical research methods to advance our understanding of policing.

  15. A340 Family Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Fortson, H 10

      CRN: 73503
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Studies federal and state statutes and judicial doctrines governing familial relationships. Emphasis on marriage, divorce, child custody, support, property rights, adoption and child protection. The impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Alaska family law is explored.
      Crosslisted with LEGL A340.

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    Studies federal and state statutes and judicial doctrines governing familial relationships. Emphasis on marriage, divorce, child custody, support, property rights, adoption and child protection. The impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Alaska family law is explored.
    Crosslisted with LEGL A340.

  16. A343 Constitutional Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   07:00PM-8:15PM
      SSB 213
      Mathie, M 6

      CRN: 81186
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces students to American constitutional law through a study of the history of the Constitution and selected landmark Supreme Course cases. Topics covered are separation of powers, judicial review, civil rights and liberties, property and economic rights and others.
      Crosslisted with PS A343.

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    Introduces students to American constitutional law through a study of the history of the Constitution and selected landmark Supreme Course cases. Topics covered are separation of powers, judicial review, civil rights and liberties, property and economic rights and others.
    Crosslisted with PS A343.

  17. A356 Organized Crime 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 224
      Lepage, C 0

      CRN: 79860
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Provides a review of the operations, structures, history and theories of organized crime in the United States and internationally. Emphasis is given to the implications of organized crime on the development of criminological theory and the impact organized crime has on the legal and criminal justice system in the United States.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    Provides a review of the operations, structures, history and theories of organized crime in the United States and internationally. Emphasis is given to the implications of organized crime on the development of criminological theory and the impact organized crime has on the legal and criminal justice system in the United States.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

  18. A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 223
      Everett, R 3

      CRN: 73505
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Critiques the essential theories underlying the operation of the justice system and analyzes contemporary policies within the framework of justice theory and policy. Analyzes the influence of politics and ideology on the operation of the justice system and evaluates the role of social science research evidence in formulating evidence-based justice policy.

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    Critiques the essential theories underlying the operation of the justice system and analyzes contemporary policies within the framework of justice theory and policy. Analyzes the influence of politics and ideology on the operation of the justice system and evaluates the role of social science research evidence in formulating evidence-based justice policy.

  19. A374 The Courts 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      ESH 212
      Lepage, C 6

      CRN: 73506
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines the basic components of the U.S. courts with particular emphasis on case processing through the court system and the roles of court actors. Covers the history as well as the current structure and function of the court system and assesses the gap between the ideals and the realities of court processes and practices.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior standing

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    Examines the basic components of the U.S. courts with particular emphasis on case processing through the court system and the roles of court actors. Covers the history as well as the current structure and function of the court system and assesses the gap between the ideals and the realities of court processes and practices.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior standing

  20. A375 *Juvenile Justice & Delinqncy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 223
      Rosay, A 0

      CRN: 75020
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines the theory and practice of juvenile justice. Reviews changing conceptions of justice and their impact on their impact on policy and legal rights. Explores formal and informal responses to juvenile delinquency, with specific attention to gender, race, and ethnic disparities.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing and above

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    Examines the theory and practice of juvenile justice. Reviews changing conceptions of justice and their impact on their impact on policy and legal rights. Explores formal and informal responses to juvenile delinquency, with specific attention to gender, race, and ethnic disparities.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing and above

  21. A384 Contemporary Corrections 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Everett, R 9

      CRN: 73507
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Reviews current theory, research and policy in the field of corrections and evaluates the operation of correctional policies using evidence-based standards of effectiveness. Issues analyzed range from examining contemporary explanations of American punishment policies to evaluating treatment and rehabilitation programs.

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    Reviews current theory, research and policy in the field of corrections and evaluates the operation of correctional policies using evidence-based standards of effectiveness. Issues analyzed range from examining contemporary explanations of American punishment policies to evaluating treatment and rehabilitation programs.

  22. A460 *Justice in Crisis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 223
      Everett, R 13

      CRN: 80864
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Critically examines various perspectives on justice and the ability of a society to maintain the ideal of justice. Compares conditions in different countries and investigates different social and historical conditions when justice was challenged. Analyzes the influence of culture, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic inequality on the operation of the American justice system.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and Senior standing.

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    Critically examines various perspectives on justice and the ability of a society to maintain the ideal of justice. Compares conditions in different countries and investigates different social and historical conditions when justice was challenged. Analyzes the influence of culture, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic inequality on the operation of the American justice system.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and Senior standing.

  23. A463 *Biobehavioral Criminology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     10:00AM-12:45PM
      RH 112
      Rivera, M 11

      CRN: 75021
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines biobehavioral correlates of crime and ways these factors interact with socio-environmental and psychophysiological factors to impact crime. Analyzes historical and contemporary theories and research. Applies interacting factors to explain specific types of violent and non-violent criminal behavior.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses, and senior standing.

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    Examines biobehavioral correlates of crime and ways these factors interact with socio-environmental and psychophysiological factors to impact crime. Analyzes historical and contemporary theories and research. Applies interacting factors to explain specific types of violent and non-violent criminal behavior.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses, and senior standing.

  24. A485 Tribal Courts & AK Natv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      RH 112
      Fortson, H 8

      CRN: 73512
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States and Alaska Native self-government. Studies the history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States with an emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
      Crosslisted with LEGL A485

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    3.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      DISTANCE
      Fortson, H 4

      CRN: 75022
      Section: 851
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States and Alaska Native self-government. Studies the history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States with an emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
      Crosslisted with LEGL A485

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    Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States and Alaska Native self-government. Studies the history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States with an emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
    Crosslisted with LEGL A485

  25. A490 Contemp Justice Issues 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      RH 315
      Blumenstein, L 6

      CRN: 79863
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13
      Section Title: Domestic Violence

      A variable topics course which addresses current issues. Topics of national interest as well as those peculiar to Alaska will be included.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

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    3.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 250
      Everett, R 14

      CRN: 75024
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13
      Section Title: Justice & Inequality

      A variable topics course which addresses current issues. Topics of national interest as well as those peculiar to Alaska will be included.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

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    A variable topics course which addresses current issues. Topics of national interest as well as those peculiar to Alaska will be included.
    Special Note: May be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

  26. A494C Crime Analysis and Mapping 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      LIB 214
      Payne, T 9

      CRN: 75025
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces analytical concepts and computer applications used in the study of temporal and spatial crime data. Demonstrates how these techniques can be used by justice agencies with a special emphasis given to police departments.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

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    Introduces analytical concepts and computer applications used in the study of temporal and spatial crime data. Demonstrates how these techniques can be used by justice agencies with a special emphasis given to police departments.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

  27. A625 Sem/Criminal Violation 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   06:00PM-8:45PM
      UC 146
      Barnes, A 12

      CRN: 80665
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Applies theories of crime causation to specific types of criminal violations in a seminar format. Assesses methods of prevention and potential treatment of the violator. Includes crimes of violence, crimes against the public order, organized crime and white collar crime.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing

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    Applies theories of crime causation to specific types of criminal violations in a seminar format. Assesses methods of prevention and potential treatment of the violator. Includes crimes of violence, crimes against the public order, organized crime and white collar crime.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing

  28. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  29. Course Number Course Name Credits
  30. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 118
      Brandeis, J 1

      CRN: 73519
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces legal processes in a democratic society. Emphasis on legal terminology, federal and state court systems, and judicial decision making. Introduction to basic concepts of contracts, torts, criminal law, family law and administrative law. Includes skills for conducting basic legal analysis.

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      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 73520
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces legal processes in a democratic society. Emphasis on legal terminology, federal and state court systems, and judicial decision making. Introduction to basic concepts of contracts, torts, criminal law, family law and administrative law. Includes skills for conducting basic legal analysis.

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    Introduces legal processes in a democratic society. Emphasis on legal terminology, federal and state court systems, and judicial decision making. Introduction to basic concepts of contracts, torts, criminal law, family law and administrative law. Includes skills for conducting basic legal analysis.

  31. A215 Legal Ethics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 211
      Periman, D 5

      CRN: 73521
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Studies legal ethics and the nonlawyer professional's role in a law office, corporate or public interest legal department, or government agency. Explores nature, scope and ethics of legal practice and the relationship of nonlawyer staff to lawyers, clients, the court system and the public. Legal practice in Alaska and the rules governing the unauthorized practice of law are emphasized. Foundational practice skills and principles of legal research and writing are introduced. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

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    Studies legal ethics and the nonlawyer professional's role in a law office, corporate or public interest legal department, or government agency. Explores nature, scope and ethics of legal practice and the relationship of nonlawyer staff to lawyers, clients, the court system and the public. Legal practice in Alaska and the rules governing the unauthorized practice of law are emphasized. Foundational practice skills and principles of legal research and writing are introduced. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

  32. A340 Family Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Fortson, H 11

      CRN: 73522
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Studies federal and state statutes and judicial doctrines governing familial relationships. Emphasis on marriage, divorce, child custody, support, property rights, adoption and child protection. The impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Alaska family law is explored.
      Crosslisted with JUST A340

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    Studies federal and state statutes and judicial doctrines governing familial relationships. Emphasis on marriage, divorce, child custody, support, property rights, adoption and child protection. The impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Alaska family law is explored.
    Crosslisted with JUST A340

  33. A356 Legal Research & Writing 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      RH 216
      Knudsen, K 17

      CRN: 73523
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores techniques of legal research, analysis and writing. Includes legal citation; researching judicial, statutory, regulatory, and secondary sources; research databases; fact pattern analysis; and technical rules of legal writing. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

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    3.   T     04:00PM-6:45PM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 9

      CRN: 79542
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores techniques of legal research, analysis and writing. Includes legal citation; researching judicial, statutory, regulatory, and secondary sources; research databases; fact pattern analysis; and technical rules of legal writing. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

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    Explores techniques of legal research, analysis and writing. Includes legal citation; researching judicial, statutory, regulatory, and secondary sources; research databases; fact pattern analysis; and technical rules of legal writing. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

  34. A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 250
      Knudsen, K 13

      CRN: 73524
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces procedural concepts of civil litigation and pretrial practice. Covers the rules of pleading and process, discovery, and motion practice. Reviews concepts of jurisdiction, venue, parties, statutes of limitation, and res judicata, and the ethical duties of competence and diligence. Emphasizes applied professional skills and practice in Alaska. Legal specialty course.

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    Introduces procedural concepts of civil litigation and pretrial practice. Covers the rules of pleading and process, discovery, and motion practice. Reviews concepts of jurisdiction, venue, parties, statutes of limitation, and res judicata, and the ethical duties of competence and diligence. Emphasizes applied professional skills and practice in Alaska. Legal specialty course.

  35. A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 254
      Fortson, H 17

      CRN: 73525
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Examines state and federal rules of evidence; sources and scope of privileges; techniques, ethics, and management of case investigation; and discovery processes and problems. Emphasizes professional skills development, Alaska law, and electronic discovery. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Prior completion of LEGL A367 is recommended.

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    Examines state and federal rules of evidence; sources and scope of privileges; techniques, ethics, and management of case investigation; and discovery processes and problems. Emphasizes professional skills development, Alaska law, and electronic discovery. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Prior completion of LEGL A367 is recommended.

  36. A380 Torts, Wkrs' Comp, & Insur Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      ESH 101
      Knudsen, K 22

      CRN: 73526
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Analyzes nature and function of the law of torts, workers' compensation, and liability insurance in the United States, as well as the role of the nonlawyer legal professional in tort litigation and workers' compensation claims. Includes ethical issues in tort, workers' compensation, and insurance cases. Practice in Alaska and the development of professional skills are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of LEGL A356 is strongly recommended.

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    Analyzes nature and function of the law of torts, workers' compensation, and liability insurance in the United States, as well as the role of the nonlawyer legal professional in tort litigation and workers' compensation claims. Includes ethical issues in tort, workers' compensation, and insurance cases. Practice in Alaska and the development of professional skills are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of LEGL A356 is strongly recommended.

  37. A485 Tribal Courts & AK Natv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      RH 112
      Fortson, H 7

      CRN: 73527
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States, and Alaska Native self-government, history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States. Emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.
      Crosslisted with JUST A485

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    3.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      DISTANCE
      Fortson, H 3

      CRN: 75027
      Section: 851
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States, and Alaska Native self-government, history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States. Emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.
      Crosslisted with JUST A485

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    Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States, and Alaska Native self-government, history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States. Emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.
    Crosslisted with JUST A485

  38. A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      SSB 119
      Fortson, H 6

      CRN: 73528
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Addresses advanced litigation processes and trial support. Includes alternative dispute resolution processes, case management systems, pretrial orders, pleadings, exhibit and witness lists, pretrial motions, jury instructions and selection, judgments and orders, and notices of appeal. Practice in Alaska and development of professional skills is emphasized. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: LEGL A356 is strongly recommended.

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    Addresses advanced litigation processes and trial support. Includes alternative dispute resolution processes, case management systems, pretrial orders, pleadings, exhibit and witness lists, pretrial motions, jury instructions and selection, judgments and orders, and notices of appeal. Practice in Alaska and development of professional skills is emphasized. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: LEGL A356 is strongly recommended.

  39. A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      04:00PM-6:45PM
      LIB 214
      Periman, D 9

      CRN: 73529
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Analyzes advanced legal concepts and the role of the nonlawyer in administrative law, business organizations, contract law, torts and workers' compensation, estate planning and probate, and property law. Emphasizes applied paraprofessional skills in legal research, fact analysis, and drafting legal documents. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

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    Analyzes advanced legal concepts and the role of the nonlawyer in administrative law, business organizations, contract law, torts and workers' compensation, estate planning and probate, and property law. Emphasizes applied paraprofessional skills in legal research, fact analysis, and drafting legal documents. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

  40. Paralegal (PARL)

  41. Course Number Course Name Credits
  42. A236 Ethics And Paralegals 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      ARR
      Periman, D 5

      CRN: 74313
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Course deals systematically with nine canons of the American Bar Association as they address practical problems of legal assistants who work under the supervision of attorneys. Focus upon rules and opinions directed at the practitioners of law in Alaska. Discussion of regulation by bar associations and attorneys.
      Special Note: Offered spring semesters.

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    Course deals systematically with nine canons of the American Bar Association as they address practical problems of legal assistants who work under the supervision of attorneys. Focus upon rules and opinions directed at the practitioners of law in Alaska. Discussion of regulation by bar associations and attorneys.
    Special Note: Offered spring semesters.

  43. A456 Adv Legal Analysis & Writing 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      04:00PM-6:45PM
      LIB 214
      Periman, D 15

      CRN: 74314
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Extensive research and written work applying legal principles to assigned fact patterns. Develops students' ability to perform objective written evaluations of legal issues in legal memoranda as well as persuasive advocacy in formal briefs.

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    Extensive research and written work applying legal principles to assigned fact patterns. Develops students' ability to perform objective written evaluations of legal issues in legal memoranda as well as persuasive advocacy in formal briefs.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Spring 2014 Semester - Justice Center class listing

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Summer 2014 Semester - Justice Center class listing

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