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FALL 2014 FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE - JUSTICE CENTER
 

 

Current Justice & Para/Legal Studies Class Schedules

Spring 2015 Semester - Justice Center class listing

Click here for a copy of the Justice Center spring 2015 course offerings

* independent/practicum, internship and research courses are not listed in the drop down menus below. Refer to UAOnline for a complete spring 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    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 118
      Chamard, S 62

      CRN: 32165
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 118
      Barnes, A 61

      CRN: 32166
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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
      SSB 118
      Barnes, A 65

      CRN: 36617
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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 213
      Lepage, C 5

      CRN: 32167
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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
      Lepage, C 11

      CRN: 32168
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 254
      Payne, T 10

      CRN: 32169
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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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    4.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 254
      Blumenstein, L 20

      CRN: 36618
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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. A241 Business Law I 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      RH 117
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 32171
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      RH 117
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 32172
      Section: 052
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  7. A242 Business Law II 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      RH 316
      Trotter, R 4

      CRN: 32174
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  8. A251 *Crime and Delinquency 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   05:30PM-6:45PM
      SSB 251
      Payne, T 22

      CRN: 32175
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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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    3.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      RH 220
      Chamard, S 17

      CRN: 38476
      Section: 052
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

  9. A255 Criminal Investigation 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  09:30AM-12:15PM
      UC 143
      Wolfe, J 18

      CRN: 32177
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduces fundamentals of investigation. Topics include crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, and scientific aids. Explores modus operandi, sources of information, interviews and interrogations, follow-up, and case preparation.

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    Introduces fundamentals of investigation. Topics include crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, and scientific aids. Explores modus operandi, sources of information, interviews and interrogations, follow-up, and case preparation.

  10. A315 Development of Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 251
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 32178
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  11. A330 *Justice and Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   04:00PM-5:15PM
      RH 220
      Barnes, A 1

      CRN: 32179
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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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    3.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 119
      Barnes, A 6

      CRN: 38478
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  12. A352 Criminal Law and Procedure 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 143
      Curtner III, F 8

      CRN: 32180
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines elements and functions of substantive criminal law together with constitutional, statutory and rules-based limits on law enforcement in the United States. Includes federal and state law of crimes, defenses, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, identification, arrests and charging, right to counsel, right to jury, sentencing, and double jeopardy.
      Registration Restrictions: LEGL A215 recommended.
      Crosslisted with LEGL A352

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    Examines elements and functions of substantive criminal law together with constitutional, statutory and rules-based limits on law enforcement in the United States. Includes federal and state law of crimes, defenses, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, identification, arrests and charging, right to counsel, right to jury, sentencing, and double jeopardy.
    Registration Restrictions: LEGL A215 recommended.
    Crosslisted with LEGL A352

  13. A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      RH 315
      Everett, R -1

      CRN: 32181
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  14. A366 Alcohol and Crime 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 250
      Rivera, M 1

      CRN: 36621
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines the relationship between alcohol use and a variety of criminal behaviors including assault, homicide, and drunken driving. Special consideration is given to legislative and environmental approaches for preventing the negative consequences of alcohol use.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

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    Examines the relationship between alcohol use and a variety of criminal behaviors including assault, homicide, and drunken driving. Special consideration is given to legislative and environmental approaches for preventing the negative consequences of alcohol use.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

  15. A374 The Courts 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 213
      Lepage, C 0

      CRN: 32183
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

  16. A375 *Juvenile Justice & Delinqncy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 251
      Blumenstein, L 9

      CRN: 38479
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

  17. A384 Contemporary Corrections 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Everett, R 0

      CRN: 36622
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  18. A413 Communications Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     04:00PM-6:45PM
      PSB 210C
      McKay, D 1

      CRN: 32186
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Legal rights, privileges, and regulations of press, radio, television, Internet and films; libel, contempt, copyright, rights of privacy; decisions of regulatory bodies.
      Crosslisted with JPC A413.

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    Legal rights, privileges, and regulations of press, radio, television, Internet and films; libel, contempt, copyright, rights of privacy; decisions of regulatory bodies.
    Crosslisted with JPC A413.

  19. A443 Civil Liberties 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 251
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 36623
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines civil liberties in the United States with emphasis on the First Amendment, discrimination, the right to privacy and criminal justice. Focuses on Supreme Court cases and literature and considers various influences on legal analysis and judicial decision-making.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
      Crosslisted with LEGL A443

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    Examines civil liberties in the United States with emphasis on the First Amendment, discrimination, the right to privacy and criminal justice. Focuses on Supreme Court cases and literature and considers various influences on legal analysis and judicial decision-making.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
    Crosslisted with LEGL A443

  20. A444 Terrorism 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 251
      Payne, T 15

      CRN: 36624
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines contemporary and historical terrorist ideology, organization and tactics including international and domestic groups. Focuses on the balance of prevention, security and liberty.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    Examines contemporary and historical terrorist ideology, organization and tactics including international and domestic groups. Focuses on the balance of prevention, security and liberty.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

  21. A445 Probation, Parole & Comm Corr 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 250
      Everett, R 16

      CRN: 32187
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Covers the history and development of probation and parole, including notions of rehabilitation, reentry and reintegration. Investigates evidence-based standards, and numerous and diverse types of supervision, treatment, control, restoration and supportive programs for criminal offenders within the community.

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    Covers the history and development of probation and parole, including notions of rehabilitation, reentry and reintegration. Investigates evidence-based standards, and numerous and diverse types of supervision, treatment, control, restoration and supportive programs for criminal offenders within the community.

  22. A460 *Justice in Crisis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      RH 112
      Everett, R 9

      CRN: 32188
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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. A485 Tribal Courts & AK Natv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      AHS 147
      Fortson, H 8

      CRN: 32189
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      DISTANCE
      Fortson, H 2

      CRN: 32190
      Section: 251
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

  24. A490 Contemp Justice Issues 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      ENGR 342
      Chamard, S 8

      CRN: 36633
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Homelessness & Crime

      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.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 250
      Blumenstein, L 11

      CRN: 36634
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      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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    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.

  25. A670 Administrative Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   04:00PM-6:45PM
      RH 112
      Knudsen, K 12

      CRN: 36635
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines legal guidelines for adoption, enforcement, and adjudication of violations of agency regulations at federal, state, and local levels as exercised by public sector management. Analyzes legislative, executive, and judicial controls on agency action. Research project required.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing.
      Special Note: Offered Spring Semesters.

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    Examines legal guidelines for adoption, enforcement, and adjudication of violations of agency regulations at federal, state, and local levels as exercised by public sector management. Analyzes legislative, executive, and judicial controls on agency action. Research project required.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing.
    Special Note: Offered Spring Semesters.

  26. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  27. Course Number Course Name Credits
  28. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 118
      Brandeis, J 43

      CRN: 32197
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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: 32198
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  29. A215 Legal Ethics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 251
      Periman, D 20

      CRN: 32199
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  30. A352 Criminal Law and Procedure 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 143
      Curtner III, F 2

      CRN: 32200
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines elements and functions of substantive criminal law together with constitutional, statutory and rules-based limits on law enforcement in the United States. Includes federal and state law of crimes, defenses, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, identification, arrests and charging, right to counsel, right to jury, sentencing, and double jeopardy.
      Registration Restrictions: LEGL A215 recommended.
      Crosslisted with JUST A352

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    Examines elements and functions of substantive criminal law together with constitutional, statutory and rules-based limits on law enforcement in the United States. Includes federal and state law of crimes, defenses, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, identification, arrests and charging, right to counsel, right to jury, sentencing, and double jeopardy.
    Registration Restrictions: LEGL A215 recommended.
    Crosslisted with JUST A352

  31. A356 Legal Research & Writing 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 9

      CRN: 32201
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  32. A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 250
      Knudsen, K 15

      CRN: 32204
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  33. A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 254
      Fortson, H 14

      CRN: 32205
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  34. A443 Civil Liberties 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 251
      Brandeis, J 7

      CRN: 36636
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines civil liberties in the United States with emphasis on the First Amendment, discrimination, the right to privacy and criminal justice. Focuses on Supreme Court cases and literature and considers various influences on legal analysis and judicial decision-making.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
      Crosslisted with JUST A443

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    Examines civil liberties in the United States with emphasis on the First Amendment, discrimination, the right to privacy and criminal justice. Focuses on Supreme Court cases and literature and considers various influences on legal analysis and judicial decision-making.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing
    Crosslisted with JUST A443

  35. A485 Tribal Courts & AK Natv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      AHS 147
      Fortson, H 5

      CRN: 32207
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      DISTANCE
      Fortson, H 3

      CRN: 32208
      Section: 251
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

  36. A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      RH 112
      Fortson, H 11

      CRN: 32209
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  37. A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 12

      CRN: 32210
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.

  38. A494 Jurisprudence & Legal Theory 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 253
      Fortson, H 20

      CRN: 36637
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examines the theoretical basis for contemporary legal systems and the bases for judicial decision making. The development of and interaction between major schools of legal theory will be explored. Topics covered include classical sources of legal theory, core and alternate approaches to legal theory, theories of rights, and judicial decision making.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    Examines the theoretical basis for contemporary legal systems and the bases for judicial decision making. The development of and interaction between major schools of legal theory will be explored. Topics covered include classical sources of legal theory, core and alternate approaches to legal theory, theories of rights, and judicial decision making.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

  39. A495 Legal Studies Internship 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Periman, D 7

      CRN: 32211
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Specially arranged field experiences for advanced Legal Studies students. Designed to expand knowledge and skills through supervised placements in law-related work settings. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.
      Special Note: May be repeated for maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Approval by internship coordinator.

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    Specially arranged field experiences for advanced Legal Studies students. Designed to expand knowledge and skills through supervised placements in law-related work settings. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.
    Special Note: May be repeated for maximum of 6 credits.
    Registration Restrictions: Approval by internship coordinator.

  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    11:30AM-12:45PM
      ARR
      Periman, D 2

      CRN: 32923
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 15

      CRN: 32924
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      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

 

Summer 2014 Semester - Justice Center class listing

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Fall 2014 Semester - Justice Center class listing

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