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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 Course Offerings

 

Summer Semester 2016

  1. Justice (JUST)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A110 *Introduction to Justice 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Foster, R 26

      CRN: 51687
      Section: IWB
      Date Range: 05/16-07/30

      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. A241 Business Law I 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   09:15AM-11:15AM
      RH 216
      Trotter, R 5

      CRN: 50611
      Section: 351
      Date Range: 05/16-06/20

      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 5

      CRN: 50612
      Section: 352
      Date Range: 05/16-06/20

      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.

  5. A251 *Crime & Delinquency 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Barnes, A 25

      CRN: 51279
      Section: 551
      Date Range: 06/22-07/30

      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

  6. A384 Contemporary Corrections 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Everett, R 20

      CRN: 51280
      Section: 501
      Date Range: 05/16-06/20

      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.

  7. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  8. Course Number Course Name Credits
  9. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Brandeis, J 18

      CRN: 50620
      Section: 501
      Date Range: 05/16-06/20

      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

 

Justice & Legal Studies summer 2016 course schedule (PDF)

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

 

Spring Semester 2016

  1. Justice (JUST)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A110 *Introduction to Justice 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      RH 110
      Blumenstein, L 37

      CRN: 31902
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society.
      Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

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    3.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 118
      Everett, R 57

      CRN: 31903
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 118
      Payne, T 35

      CRN: 31904
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 211
      Lepage, C 18

      CRN: 31905
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 254
      Payne, T 2

      CRN: 31907
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice.

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    Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice.

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

      CRN: 31908
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
      Crosslisted with BA A241.

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    3.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      RH 117
      Trotter, R -1

      CRN: 31909
      Section: 052
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
      Crosslisted with BA A241.

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    Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.
    Crosslisted with BA A241.

  7. A242 Business Law II 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      RH 111
      Trotter, R 4

      CRN: 31911
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 251
      Barnes, A 19

      CRN: 31912
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 213
      Riley, J 0

      CRN: 36781
      Section: 053
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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. A315 Development of Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 251
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 31915
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  10. A330 *Justice & Society 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 224
      Barnes, A 7

      CRN: 31916
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.   T R   04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 224
      Barnes, A 1

      CRN: 31917
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

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

      CRN: 31918
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

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

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

  12. A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 223
      Everett, R 1

      CRN: 31919
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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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    3.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      ESH 104
      Everett, R 14

      CRN: 36782
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  13. A366 Substance Use & Crime 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 211
      Barnes, A 7

      CRN: 31920
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

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    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.

  14. A375 *Juvenile Justice & Delinqncy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 250
      Blumenstein, L 0

      CRN: 31922
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Examines the theory and practice of juvenile justice. Reviews changing conceptions of justice and their impact on their impact on policy and legal rights. Explores formal and informal responses to juvenile delinquency, with specific attention to gender, race, and ethnic disparities.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing and above

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    Examines the theory and practice of juvenile justice. Reviews changing conceptions of justice and their impact on their impact on policy and legal rights. Explores formal and informal responses to juvenile delinquency, with specific attention to gender, race, and ethnic disparities.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing and above

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

      CRN: 31923
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

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

      CRN: 31926
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

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

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

  17. A432 *Crime Analysis & Mapping 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     04:00PM-6:45PM
      EIB 309
      Payne, T 4

      CRN: 36783
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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

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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 and junior or senior standing

  18. A443 *Civil Liberties 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 250
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 31927
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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

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

  19. A490 Contemp Justice Issues 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 224
      Lepage, C -3

      CRN: 36784
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30
      Section Title: Alt Methds Adjudica Crim Court

      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.

  20. Legal Studies (LEGL)

  21. Course Number Course Name Credits
  22. A101 *Introduction to Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 118
      Brandeis, J 22

      CRN: 31940
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 4

      CRN: 31941
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  23. A215 Legal Ethics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 213
      Periman, D 17

      CRN: 31942
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  24. A352 Criminal Law & Procedure 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    05:30PM-8:15PM
      UC 143
      Curtner III, F 0

      CRN: 31943
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

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

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

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

      CRN: 36786
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  26. A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 251
      Knudsen, K 15

      CRN: 31945
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  27. A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    08:30AM-9:45AM
      SSB 254
      Fortson, H 13

      CRN: 31946
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  28. A385 Health Law & Reg Compliance 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 251
      Knudsen, K 12

      CRN: 36787
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      Explores legal issues arising in the delivery of health care services, including the physician-patient relationship and standards of care, individual and institutional liability, patient privacy and medical records security, insurance and Medicare, managed care and access to care, federal and state regulation of health care providers and regulatory compliance, accreditation and licensure, staff privileges, and medical ethics. Practice in Alaska and the development of professional skills are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of LEGL A356 is recommended.

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    Explores legal issues arising in the delivery of health care services, including the physician-patient relationship and standards of care, individual and institutional liability, patient privacy and medical records security, insurance and Medicare, managed care and access to care, federal and state regulation of health care providers and regulatory compliance, accreditation and licensure, staff privileges, and medical ethics. Practice in Alaska and the development of professional skills are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of LEGL A356 is recommended.

  29. A443 *Civil Liberties 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    04:00PM-6:45PM
      SSB 250
      Brandeis, J 0

      CRN: 31947
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 JUST A443

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

  30. A449 *Jurisprudence & Legal Theory 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 211
      Fortson, H 17

      CRN: 39229
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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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    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

  31. A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      05:30PM-8:15PM
      SSB 258
      Fortson, H 2

      CRN: 31950
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  32. A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      LIB 214
      Knudsen, K 3

      CRN: 31951
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Justice & Legal Studies spring 2016 course schedule (PDF)

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Fall 2015 Semester - Justice Center class listing

Justice & Legal Studies fall 2015 course  offerings (PDF), revised 8/9/2015