Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 365
Title Women and the Criminal Justice System
Credits 3.0
Distribution V
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2490 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am HB-111 Jen Girgen
02 2491 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 8:00am - 9:15am HB-113 Gina Curcio


This course will examine the roles and behaviors of women as offenders, victims and professionals in the criminal justice system. Various theoretical perspectives and research studies, historical and contemporary, will be presented on female criminality and victimization. The criminal justice system's official processing and treatment of females and its response to women's needs and rights will be explored. Discussion will include policy implications and legal reforms. Elective for CRJ majors, Administration concentration. Free Elective.