Crime & Punishment (online)

Summer 2014 quarter

Taught by

Jose Gomez
constitutional law

This program will take a critical look at controversial issues in the criminal justice system, including police misconduct and interrogation, mandatory minimum sentencing, decriminalization of marijuana and prostitution, needle exchange programs, the insanity defense, children tried as adults, privatization of prisons, and physician-assisted suicide. It will be taught via the Internet through a virtual learning environment (Moodle or Canvas), a chat room for live webinars, and e-mail. A one-time face-to-face orientation will take place 7:00 to 9:30 pm on Monday, June 23. Contact instructor for alternate arrangements for the orientation.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

law, public policy, government, criminal justice

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day, Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule: Full Summer Session. A one-time face-to-face orientation meeting will take place June 23, 7 - 9:30 pm. 
Remaining activity will be online.


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Online Learning

Complete Online Learning:

Schedule Details

A one-time face-to-face orientation meeting will take place June 23, 7 - 9:30 pm.
Remaining activity will be online.

Required Fees

No fees and no expenses for books.  All reading will be online and free.

Registration Information

Credits: 12 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 32


Course Reference Number

Full Session (12 credits): 40035

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