COURSE DESCRIPTION

Criminal Justice
Grades 10-12
1 credit
Prerequisite: U.S. Government (recommended)

Criminal Justice provides an opportunity for students to get a survey of the US criminal justice system. Topics will include crime in America, law enforcement, criminal evidence and court procedure, careers in law enforcement, as well as the corrections system. This course will also examine the constitutional protections of the accused, Catholic perspectives on crime and criminal justice, such as the death penalty and “right to die” life end decisions. Students will also study criminal cases and current event topics.

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