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CRIM.6130 Law and Public Policy (Formerly 44.573/CRIM 613)

Id: 005454 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


The course is an introduction to crime and the efforts to control crime through public policy. We explore the foundations of the policy-making process at the federal, state, and local levels. The course also considers broad theoretical applications pertaining to public opinion, national culture, and comparative analyses among Western democracies and their differing approaches to crime. This course employs a variety of learning tools, from roundtable discussions to policy cases.

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