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Justice & Legal Studies course offerings

Fall 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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71901 601 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM ARTS 116 Augustyn, Rita August 26 - December 14 23
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71902 801 Chamard, Sharon August 26 - December 14 21
  • 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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71903 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 148 Johnson, Ingrid August 26 - December 14 21
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    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71904 601 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 215 Payne, Troy August 26 - December 14 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A210 Principles of Corrections 3 Credits

    Principles of Corrections

    Presents an overview of the field of corrections. Topics include theories of punishment and sentencing, history of the prison and jail, inmate prison life, inmate litigation, and the organization of prisons and staff. Issues of gender, race/ethnicity and class are integrated throughout the course.

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    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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76830 654 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 119 Lee, Yeungjeom August 26 - December 14 15
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A255 Criminal Investigation 3 Credits

    Criminal Investigation

    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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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A320 Crime Prevention 3 Credits

    Crime Prevention

    Examines primary, secondary, and tertiary crime prevention strategies and concepts. Explores in a multidisciplinary context the legal, moral and ethical considerations and problems of human and environmental manipulation. Emphasizes contemporary approaches to preventing criminal behavior.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71914 601 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 211 Barnes, Allan August 26 - December 14 26
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    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71915 601 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM SSB 258 Barnes, Allan August 26 - December 14 3
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A355 Rural Justice 3 Credits

    Rural Justice

    Investigates rural crime and criminal justice. Examines the specific geographic, social and cultural characteristics of rural communities and how these factors influence the prevalence and nature of crime and criminal justice. Reviews and assesses competing theories of justice. Comparative analysis of rural crime and criminal justice in other countries, with emphasis given to other Circumpolar nations. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71920 601 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 219 Johnson, Ingrid August 26 - December 14 14
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3 Credits

    Justice Theory & Policy

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71921 801 Everett, Ronald August 26 - December 14 8
  • 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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71922 601 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 210C Henderson, Robert August 26 - December 14 4
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    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)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71923 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 141 Lee, Yeungjeom August 26 - December 14 11
    View detailed information for CRN:71923 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 148 Lee, Yeungjeom August 26 - December 14 11
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A384 Contemporary Corrections 3 Credits

    Contemporary Corrections

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71924 801 Everett, Ronald August 26 - December 14 3
  • 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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71925 601 W 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 213 Everett, Ronald August 26 - December 14 14
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A463 *Biobehavioral Criminology 3 Credits

    *Biobehavioral Criminology

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

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77104 601 T 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 258 Barnes, Allan August 26 - December 14 16
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A484 Corrections Theory & Policy 3 Credits

    Corrections Theory & Policy

    Analyzes various issues and problems pertaining to the operation of correctional facilities with an emphasis on theory. Issues investigated include prison health care, inmate health, inmate violence and the practical day-to-day work of correctional staff.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77105 601 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM ADM 148 Augustyn, Rita August 26 - December 14 17
    View detailed information for CRN:77105 601 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 223 Augustyn, Rita August 26 - December 14 17
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77107 602 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 250 Everett, Ronald August 26 - December 14 12
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A495 Internship 1 - 6 Credits

    Internship

    Specially arranged field experiences for advanced justice majors and paralegal certificate students. Designed to expand knowledge and skills through supervised placements in justice, law and governmental settings. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Approval by internship coordinator.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77788 640 - ARR ARR Myrstol, Bradley August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 0)
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    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71926 601 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 166 Brandeis, Jason August 26 - December 14 32
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77108 801 Periman, Deborah August 26 - December 14 15
  • A215 Legal Ethics 3 Credits

    Legal Ethics

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71927 801 Periman, Deborah August 26 - December 14 0 (Wait List: 2)
  • 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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77541 601 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM RH 220 Brandeis, Jason August 26 - December 14 1
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A340 Family Law 3 Credits

    Family Law

    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77542 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 251 Fortson, Hardy August 26 - December 14 31
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A343 Constitutional Law 3 Credits

    Constitutional Law

    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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77477 651 T 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 213 Brandeis, Jason August 26 - December 14 1
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A352 Criminal Law & Procedure 3 Credits

    Criminal Law & Procedure

    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77110 601 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 235 Henderson, Robert August 26 - December 14 21
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A356 Legal Research & Writing 3 Credits

    Legal Research & Writing

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71930 801 Periman, Deborah August 26 - December 14 5
  • 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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71931 601 TR 8:30AM - 9:45AM SSB 258 Knudsen, Kristin August 26 - December 14 12
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    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71932 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 258 Henderson, Robert August 26 - December 14 10
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    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)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77112 601 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 213 Knudsen, Kristin August 26 - December 14 23
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A449 *Jurisprudence & Legal Theory 3 Credits

    *Jurisprudence & Legal Theory

    Examines the theoretical bases of contemporary legal systems and judicial decision making. Explores the development of and interaction within major schools of legal theory. Topics covered include classical sources of legal theory, core and alternate approaches to legal theory, judicial decision-making, and theories of rights. Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77113 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ADM 148 Fortson, Hardy August 26 - December 14 7
    View detailed information for CRN:77113 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 235 Fortson, Hardy August 26 - December 14 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71933 601 M 2:30PM - 5:15PM SSB 211 Fortson, Hardy August 26 - December 14 12
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    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.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71934 601 W 2:30PM - 5:15PM LIB 214 Knudsen, Kristin August 26 - December 14 13
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A495 Legal Studies Internship 3 - 6 Credits

    Legal Studies Internship

    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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71935 801 Periman, Deborah August 26 - December 14 4
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