CRIM.612 Drugs, Crime and Justice

Drugs, Crime and Justice

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37087
Status Active

This course surveys the historical development and contemporary context of the use of criminal sanctions to combat the use of illicit drugs. The relationship between drug use/abuse and crime is explored. The course also provides a policy analysis of the alternative means available to deal with the drugs-crime issue (legalization, decriminalization, interdiction, tougher criminalization).