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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-638 Race and Justice in America (3) Course Level: Graduate

Race and Justice in America (3) This course examines issues of justice in America rough a racial lens. Analyzing the nexus between contemporary race and justice issues and their historical origins, the course explores historical topics such as slavery, Jim Crow, the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and desegregation. The roles of federal legislation, judicial decisions, and executive authority in shaping the way race is framed and perceived in America within the context of the judicial system is also examined. Usually Offered: fall.