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The academic catalog contains information about approved degree/certificate programs, course descriptions, and university policies and procedures.

 

2014-2015 E-Catalog:http://catalog.uaa.alaska.edu

Historical Catalogs - Course catalogs are available from 1957 to present, available in PDF.

 

Registration Guide

The Class Listings & Registration Guide includes academic deadline dates and instructions required for registration. UAOnline provides the most current class information in a given semester. See UAOnline to search for current class schedules including course descriptions, prerequisite information and class meeting times and locations.

 

 

Current Justice & Para/Legal Studies Class Schedules

Summer 2015 Semester - Justice Center class listing (schedule in PDF)

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

 

  1. Justice (JUST)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A241 Business Law I 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   09:15AM-11:15AM
      RH 216
      Trotter, R 1

      CRN: 50921
      Section: 351
      Date Range: 05/18-06/22

      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.  MTWR   11:30AM-1:30PM
      RH 216
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 50922
      Section: 352
      Date Range: 05/18-06/22

      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.

  4. A371 Cinematic Images of Justice 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   TWR   09:30AM-12:15PM
      SSB 251
      Barnes, A 10

      CRN: 51419
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 05/18-06/22

      Visual survey of how the cinema has portrayed the criminal justice system. Special attention devoted to discrepancies between scientific research findings and popular stereotypes portrayed by the media. Attention given to each component of the criminal justice system. Impact of fictionalized events and justice system action/ reaction will be juxtaposed with the reality of the justice system.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    Visual survey of how the cinema has portrayed the criminal justice system. Special attention devoted to discrepancies between scientific research findings and popular stereotypes portrayed by the media. Attention given to each component of the criminal justice system. Impact of fictionalized events and justice system action/ reaction will be juxtaposed with the reality of the justice system.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

  5. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  6. Course Number Course Name Credits
  7. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Brandeis, J -1

      CRN: 51420
      Section: 501
      Date Range: 05/18-08/01

      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.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Fall 2015 Semester - Justice Center class listing (schedule in PDF)

* independent/practicum, internship and research courses are not listed in the drop down menus below. Refer to UAOnline for the 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.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 118
      Myrstol, B 67

      CRN: 71898
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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     05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 118
      Barnes, A 73

      CRN: 71899
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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
      Blumenstein, L 68

      CRN: 71900
      Section: 603
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 119
      Rivera, M 24

      CRN: 71901
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 19

      CRN: 71902
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 16

      CRN: 71903
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 11

      CRN: 71904
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      RH 110
      Trotter, R 0

      CRN: 71906
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 110
      Trotter, R 2

      CRN: 71907
      Section: 652
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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   02:30PM-3:45PM
      RH 211
      Trotter, R 5

      CRN: 71909
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 & Delinquency 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Lepage, C 23

      CRN: 71910
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 213
      Riley, J 4

      CRN: 73242
      Section: 652
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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. A310 Intro to Forensic Science 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  09:30AM-12:15PM
      UC 143
      TBA 29

      CRN: 71911
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  10. A315 Development of Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 224
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 71912
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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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    3.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 223
      Brandeis, J 9

      CRN: 73243
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 & Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 251
      Barnes, A 4

      CRN: 71913
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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    01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 224
      Barnes, A 2

      CRN: 73245
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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. A334 Police & Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 224
      Myrstol, B 17

      CRN: 71915
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  13. A340 Family Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Fortson, H 6

      CRN: 71916
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  14. A343 Constitutional Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      07:00PM-9:45PM
      SSB 119
      Pace, K 0

      CRN: 71917
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  15. A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 211
      Everett, R 3

      CRN: 71919
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  16. A365 Comparative Justice Systems 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 224
      Barnes, A 16

      CRN: 73246
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      Compares and contrasts global justice systems and examines international problems related to crime and justice.

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    Compares and contrasts global justice systems and examines international problems related to crime and justice.

  17. A374 The Courts 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 251
      Lepage, C 5

      CRN: 71920
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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

  18. A384 Contemporary Corrections 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Everett, R 8

      CRN: 71922
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  19. A432 *Crime Analysis & Mapping 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     04:00PM-6:45PM
      BMH 232
      Payne, T 6

      CRN: 73247
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; 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: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (Basic College-Level Skills) courses; Junior or Senior standing

  20. A460 *Justice in Crisis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 213
      Everett, R 2

      CRN: 71925
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  21. A485 *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 258
      Fortson, H 5

      CRN: 71927
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

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

      CRN: 71928
      Section: 851
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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

  22. A490 Contemp Justice Issues 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 223
      Blumenstein, L 2

      CRN: 73249
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12
      Section Title: Murder & Justice

      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.

  23. A640 Corrections Theory Research 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 250
      Everett, R 15

      CRN: 78637
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      Reviews and assesses the historical development of corrections including the social and economic costs of imprisonment and the research evidence on effectiveness. Examines changes in punishment philosophy, contemporary correctional practice and the emergence of mass incarceration in the late 20th century.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing.
      Special Note: Offered as Demand Warrants.

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    Reviews and assesses the historical development of corrections including the social and economic costs of imprisonment and the research evidence on effectiveness. Examines changes in punishment philosophy, contemporary correctional practice and the emergence of mass incarceration in the late 20th century.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing.
    Special Note: Offered as Demand Warrants.

  24. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  25. Course Number Course Name Credits
  26. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 118
      Brandeis, J 66

      CRN: 71935
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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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      DISTANCE
      Brandeis, J 9

      CRN: 71936
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  27. A215 Legal Ethics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 211
      Periman, D 23

      CRN: 71937
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  28. A340 Family Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Fortson, H 6

      CRN: 71938
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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

  29. A356 Legal Research & Writing 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 15

      CRN: 71939
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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 2

      CRN: 71940
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  30. A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 119
      Knudsen, K 21

      CRN: 71941
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  31. A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 223
      Fortson, H 13

      CRN: 71942
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  32. A380 Torts, Wkrs' Comp, & Insur Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 223
      Knudsen, K 16

      CRN: 71943
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  33. A485 *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 258
      Fortson, H 5

      CRN: 71944
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

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

      CRN: 71945
      Section: 851
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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

  34. A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      SSB 250
      Fortson, H 11

      CRN: 71946
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  35. A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      02:30PM-5:15PM
      SSB 254
      Periman, D 18

      CRN: 71947
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-12/12

      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.

  36. Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)

  37. Course Number Course Name Credits
  38. A347 Legal Nurse Cons Prin & Prac 2.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 146
      TBA 30

      CRN: 73251
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/24-10/31

      Examines regulatory climate governing the work of Legal Nurse Consultant Paralegals and introduces concepts of substantive law and professional skills necessary for success in this field. Practice in Alaska and professional ethics are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Associate or baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

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    Examines regulatory climate governing the work of Legal Nurse Consultant Paralegals and introduces concepts of substantive law and professional skills necessary for success in this field. Practice in Alaska and professional ethics are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Associate or baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

  39. A348 Medical Records Review 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 146
      TBA 29

      CRN: 73252
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 11/02-12/12

      Examines the role of medical records in personal injury litigation, malpractice cases, claims review, peer review, and compliance proceedings. Includes obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing records; records confidentiality and records security procedures; use of medical consultants; use of medical records to value and settle a case; working with records at trial; and rules of legal ethics associated with access to medical records. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Associate of baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

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    Examines the role of medical records in personal injury litigation, malpractice cases, claims review, peer review, and compliance proceedings. Includes obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing records; records confidentiality and records security procedures; use of medical consultants; use of medical records to value and settle a case; working with records at trial; and rules of legal ethics associated with access to medical records. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Associate of baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Spring 2015 Semester - Justice Center class listing

Click here for a copy of the Justice Center spring 2015 course offerings, revised 1/9/2015