JUS 12000

Linda B. Markley, Esquire

Introduction to Justice Studies

Office: 113 Bowman Hall

Fall 2000

Phone: 330-672-2775

122 SFH
Email:lbmarkley77@aol.com
8:50 a.m. 9:40 a.m.
M-W-F
Office Hours:10:00 a.m. Noon Monday, Wednesday (or by appointment)
Text:
Introduction to Criminal Justice, 3rd Ed.
Lawrence F. Travis III
Course Requirements:
Lecture-discussion format.Students are required to read assigned material before class and be prepared to answer questions in class.In class writings are due on the date assigned unless the student has an excused absence.As part of class participation, students will be asked to utilize the course web site (http://www.personal.kent.edu/~lmarkley) and engage in other activities as assigned.
Course Objective:
This class will include a description of the historical development of the current operations of the contemporary justice system.Crime and law will be examined as well as agencies within the criminal justice system:police, courts and corrections.
Attendance:
Regular attendance at scheduled classes is required and excessive absenteeism will affect your grade.
Grading:
A = 91-100% (537-590 pts.)
B = 81-90% (478-536 pts)
C = 71-80% (419-477 pts.)

D = 61-70% (360-418 pts.)

F = 60% or less (359 pts. or less)

Grading Scale:
Attendance/Participation/Writings = 90 pts. (2.14/class)
Special Project = 100 pts.
Quiz 1 = 100 pts.

Mid Term = 100 pts.

Quiz 2 = 100 pts.

Final = 100 pts.

Students with Disabilities:
In accordance with University policy, if you have a documented disability and require accommodations to obtain equal access in this course, please contact the Instructor at the beginning of he semester or when given an assignment for which an accommodation is required.Students with disabilities must verify their eligibility through the office of Student Disability Services (SDS) in the Michael Schwartz Center (672-3391).


 

TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE

August 28
Introduction to course, begin overview
August 30
Overview, Chapter 1, Criminal Justice Perspectives
September 1
Outcomes Assessment
September 4
Labor Day/No Class
September 6
Chapter 1 continued. Chapter 2, The Justice Process
September 8
Chapter 2, The Justice Process
September 11
Quiz 1
September 13
Chapter 3, Crime and Crime Control
September 15
Chapter 3 continued
September 18
Chapter 4 Counting Crime and Criminals
September 20
Chapter 4 continued
September 22
Chapter 5 Police and Policing
September 25
Chapter 5 continued
September 27
Chapter 6 Law Enforcement in the Criminal Justice System
September 29
Chapter 6 continued
October 2
Mid-Term
October 4
Chapter 7 The Criminal Courts
October 6
Chapter 7 continued
October 9
Chapter 8 People and Problems in the Courts
October 11
Chapter 8 continued
October 13
Chapter 9 Sentencing
October 16
Chapter 9 continued
October 18
Chapter 10 Incarceration
October 20
Chapter 10 continued

 

October 23

Quiz II

October 25
Chapter 11 Problems and Issues
October 27
Chapter 11 continued
October 30
Chapter 12 Probation
November 1
Chapter 12 continued
November 3
Chapter 13 Community Supervision
November 6
Chapter 13 continued
November 8
Chapter 13 continued
November 10
Veterans Day/No Class
November 13
Chapter 14 The Juvenile Justice System
November 15
Chapter 14 continued
November 17
Chapter 15 Discharge and Developments/Special Projects
November 20
Chapter 15 continued/Special Projects
November 22
Special Projects
November 24
Thanksgiving/No Class
November 27
Special Projects
November 29
Special Projects
December 1
Special Projects
December 4
Special Projects
December 6
Special Projects
December 8
Review
December 11
Final 10:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m.


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