UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

CRIM3300 - Crime and Civil Liberties

CRIM 3300 Crime and Civil Liberties (3 semester hours) The functions of the police, courts, prosecution, and corrections are analyzed within a context in which constitutional rights and civil liberties affect the functioning of the criminal justice system. Major emphasis is placed on the extent to which civil liberties and procedural rights constrain or limit the system's effectiveness in delivering crime control, while at the same time ensuring justice. (3-0) T