Justice Center Class Schedules

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Justice & Legal Studies course offerings

Spring Semester 2019

JUST

  • A110 *Introduction to Justice 3 Credits

    *Introduction to Justice

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37050 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 116 Augustyn, Rita January 14 - May 4 6
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A200 Intro to Rsrch Methods in Just 3 Credits

    Intro to Rsrch Methods in Just

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31483 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 148 Johnson, Ingrid January 14 - May 4 13
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A201 Justice Data Analysis 3 Credits

    Justice Data Analysis

    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. Registration Restrictions: If the prerequisite is not satisfied, an approved UAA placement test score is required.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31484 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 215 Barnes, Allan January 14 - May 4 10
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A241 Business Law I 3 Credits

    Business Law I

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31486 051 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM RH 117 Trotter, Richard January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 0)
    View detailed information for CRN:31487 052 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM RH 110 Trotter, Richard January 14 - May 4 0 (Wait List: 0)
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A251 *Crime & Delinquency 3 Credits

    *Crime & Delinquency

    Presents theoretical perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of crime and delinquency. Surveys 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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31489 051 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 251 Lee, Yeungjeom January 14 - May 4 10
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A315 Development of Law 3 Credits

    Development of Law

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31491 001 MW 8:30AM - 9:45AM PSB 148 Johnson, Lars January 14 - May 4 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A330 *Justice & Society 3 Credits

    *Justice & Society

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31492 001 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM RH 220 Barnes, Allan January 14 - May 4 6
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A332 Environmental Crime Prevention 3 Credits

    Environmental Crime Prevention

    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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37051 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM RH 211 Chamard, Sharon January 14 - May 4 19
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A365 Comparative Justice Systems 3 Credits

    Comparative Justice Systems

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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37052 001 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM SSB 213 Barnes, Allan January 14 - May 4 27
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A366 Substance Use & Crime 3 Credits

    Substance Use & Crime

    Introduces the psychopharmacology, physiological effects and schedule classification for substance of abuse. Reviews data estimating extent of use, abuse and related consequences. Provides a critical analysis of the connection between crime and substance use. Differentiates between policy responses to substance use and abuse including prevention, treatment, enforcement and harm reduction. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37053 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 148 Lee, Yeungjeom January 14 - May 4 22
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A374 The Courts 3 Credits

    The Courts

    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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31496 001 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 117 Knudsen, Kristin January 14 - May 4 9
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A413 Communications Law 3 Credits

    Communications Law

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37012 051 R 2:30PM - 5:15PM PSB 219 Blatchford, Edgar January 14 - May 4 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A432 *Crime Analysis & Mapping 3 Credits

    *Crime Analysis & Mapping

    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 and junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31500 001 T 2:30PM - 5:15PM RH 216 Payne, Troy January 14 - May 4 5
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A434 Police-Community Relations 3 Credits

    Police-Community Relations

    Examines police-community relations in the United States. Explores common conceptions of the police role, from the perspective of both the public and the police themselves, and their impact on police-community relations. Particular emphasis is given to recent developments aimed at ameliorating strained relationships between the police and the various communities they serve. Registration Restrictions: Senior standing or instructor approval

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37054 001 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 219 Myrstol, Bradley January 14 - May 4 25
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A443 *Civil Liberties 3 Credits

    *Civil Liberties

    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 and junior or senior standing Crosslisted with LEGL A443

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31501 051 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 219 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 7
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A445 Probation, Parole & Comm Corr 3 Credits

    Probation, Parole & Comm Corr

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31502 001 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 251 Augustyn, Rita January 14 - May 4 22
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A460 *Justice in Crisis 3 Credits

    *Justice in Crisis

    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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37055 001 W 2:30PM - 5:15PM ADM 143B Everett, Ronald January 14 - May 4 18
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A485 *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights 3 Credits

    *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights

    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 and junior or senior standing Crosslisted with LEGL A485

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31503 051 R 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 250 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 5
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37510 251 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 6
  • A490 Contemp Justice Issues 1 - 6 Credits

    Contemp Justice Issues

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37056 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 219 Chamard, Sharon January 14 - May 4 25
    View detailed information for CRN:37057 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 148 Johnson, Ingrid January 14 - May 4 20
    View detailed information for CRN:37058 003 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 213 Everett, Ronald January 14 - May 4 16
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

LEGL

  • A101 *Introduction to Law 3 Credits

    *Introduction to Law

    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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    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3 Credits

    Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37059 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 228 Knudsen, Kristin January 14 - May 4 15
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3 Credits

    Evidence, Investigation & Disc

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31514 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 118 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 12
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A380 Torts, Wkrs' Comp, & Insur Law 3 Credits

    Torts, Wkrs' Comp, & Insur Law

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37060 001 MW 5:30PM - 6:45PM PSB 148 Page, Nelson January 14 - May 4 17
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A443 *Civil Liberties 3 Credits

    *Civil Liberties

    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 and junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31517 051 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 219 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 5
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A485 *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights 3 Credits

    *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights

    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 emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska. Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31518 051 R 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 250 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 11
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37062 251 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 1
  • A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3 Credits

    Trial & Adv Litigation Process

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31519 001 W 2:30PM - 5:15PM ESH 206 Fortson, Hardy January 14 - May 4 5
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3 Credits

    Legal Studies Senior Seminar

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31520 001 M 2:30PM - 5:15PM LIB 214 Periman, Deborah January 14 - May 4 15
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

Summer Semester 2019

JUST

  • A241 Business Law I 3 Credits

    Business Law I

    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.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50577 491 F 6:00PM - 10:00PM ER 212 Trotter, Richard May 20 - June 24 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A375 *Juvenile Justice & Delinqncy 3 Credits

    *Juvenile Justice & Delinqncy

    Examines the theory and practice of juvenile justice. Reviews changing conceptions of justice and 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

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51618 301 MT 8:30AM - 11:15AM RH 315 Lee, Yeungjeom May 20 - June 24 17
    View detailed information for CRN:51618 301 W 8:30AM - 9:45AM RH 315 Lee, Yeungjeom May 20 - June 24 17
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

LEGL

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