Justice Center Class Schedules

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Justice & Legal Studies course offerings

Fall Semester 2018

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:71555 602 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM RH 117 Augustyn, Rita August 27 - December 15 2
    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:76428 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSB 251 Johnson, Ingrid August 27 - December 15 7
    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:71558 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM ECB 202 Barnes, Allan August 27 - December 15 8
    View detailed information for CRN:71559 602 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ECB 202 Barnes, Allan August 27 - December 15 2
    Blackboard

    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.

    (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:77474 601 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 220 Augustyn, Rita August 27 - December 15 25
    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:71560 651 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM AHS 106 Trotter, Richard August 27 - December 15 1
    View detailed information for CRN:71561 652 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM AHS 106 Trotter, Richard August 27 - December 15 2
    View detailed information for CRN:71562 791 T 6:30PM - 9:25PM ER 224 Taylor, Sara August 27 - December 15 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A242 Business Law II 3 Credits

    Business Law II

    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.

    (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:71563 651 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 228 Trotter, Richard August 27 - December 15 4
    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:71564 651 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 211 Barnes, Allan August 27 - December 15 28
    View detailed information for CRN:77478 653 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSB 211 Lee, Yeungjeom August 27 - December 15 16
    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:71566 601 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM BMH 118 Johnson, Lars August 27 - December 15 1
    Blackboard

    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.

    (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:76430 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 116 Chamard, Sharon August 27 - December 15 8
    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:71567 601 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM RH 220 Barnes, Allan August 27 - December 15 6
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A334 Police & Society 3 Credits

    Police & Society

    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.

    (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:76431 601 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 148 Chamard, Sharon August 27 - December 15 8
    Blackboard

    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. Crosslisted with LEGL A340.

    (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:71569 651 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 148 Fortson, Hardy August 27 - December 15 8
    Blackboard

    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.

    (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:71570 651 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 223 Fortson, Hardy August 27 - December 15 0 (Wait List: 0)
    Blackboard

    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

    (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:77495 601 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 250 Johnson, Ingrid August 27 - December 15 15
    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:71575 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 148 Knudsen, Kristin August 27 - December 15 19
    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:76432 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM AHS 147 Lee, Yeungjeom August 27 - December 15 9
    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:71578 601 W 2:30PM - 5:15PM PSB 219 Everett, Ronald August 27 - December 15 19
    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.

    (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:71580 601 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 166 Card, Larry August 27 - December 15 16
    Blackboard

    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. Crosslisted with JUST A340

    (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:71583 651 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM ADM 148 Fortson, Hardy August 27 - December 15 12
    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:71586 601 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSB 258 Knudsen, Kristin August 27 - December 15 10
    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:71587 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM ADM 141 Fortson, Hardy August 27 - December 15 9
    Blackboard

    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.

    (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:71590 601 T 8:30AM - 11:15AM SSB 211 Fortson, Hardy August 27 - December 15 0 (Wait List: 0)
    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:71591 601 M 8:30AM - 11:15AM LIB 214 Periman, Deborah August 27 - December 15 12
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

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