Lec001_studnotes - I. Crime and Justice in the United...

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I. Crime and Justice in the United States A. What is a crime - intentional violation or omission of societal rules and behavior as expressed in the criminal code and sanctioned by the state A. Public Policy Issue -in the news, in politics -costs/money -concern about public safety -everyone has opinion C. Crime and Justice as an Interdisciplinary science 1) Draws from: causation : Psychology (aggression); neuroscience; sociology-influence of society; economics administration of justice Organizational theories; substantive and procedural law preventing or controlling crime Sociology, psychology Geography, engineering, architecture
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2) why CJ? *CJ: controlling and preventing crime through the administration of the police, the courts, and correctional agencies criminology: theoretical aspect study the making of laws, the breaking of laws 3) What do we do? administrators of the justice system: - corrections, other cj programs; courts Advanced degrees -study of issues/problems; recommend remedies; -initiatives; evaluations
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I. Crimes
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