SOCI2015Introduction to the Canadian Criminal Justice System (Cross-Listed: CRIM 2015)3 ch (W)
Introduces the Canadian Criminal Justice System (CCJS). The CCJS is comprised of various organizations of the federal, provincial and municipal governments that respond to crime. Follows the accused through the various instances within the CCJS: police, courts, prosecution, sentencing and corrections. Examines how the CCJS operates in the Canadian context and explores the larger functions it serves. The overall objective is to understand the role played by CCJS in Canada and to develop a critical analysis of responses to crime. NOTE: Credit can be obtained for only one of CRIM 2015 and SOCI 2015.