2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ& 110 Criminal Law (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Science; General Transfer Elective
Formerly CJ 202

Course Description
An analysis of the fundamental concepts of both English Common Law and current statutory criminal law and defenses. To include: scope and nature of law; classification of offense; acts and intents; and elements of major criminal statutes. (Formerly Titled: CJ 202 – Concepts of Criminal Law)

Student Outcomes
Students will analyze the history and evolution of criminal law.
Students will communicate diverse perspectives and implementation of criminal law on groups of people through an historical, intersectional, and multicultural lens.
Students will explore their positionality, biases, values, and beliefs and how these impact their view of criminal law.
Students will examine the interplay of the U.S. Constitution and laws and their implementation on diverse groups of people through an historical, intersectional, and multicultural lens. .



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