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Credit Hours: 3.0
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This course studies the American criminal court system and its relationship with law enforcement and corrections. Focusing on the adult criminal court system, topics include the dynamics of the court system, the pivotal role the court plays in the criminal justice system, and the court's relationship with the juvenile justice system. Processing of criminal court cases, courtroom work groups, judicial discretion, and plea negotiation will be emphasized.