Introduction to the Criminal Justice System - JUST 1101

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Other - 0

This course introduces students to the Canadian Criminal Justice System, its foundations, and the principles that govern it. Students will explore how citizens, government, the police, courts, and the correctional system work together with laws to establish and maintain safe and trusting communities that promote individual and social fulfillment. The course will take into account issues facing Indigenous communities, newcomers to Canada, and other historically marginalized and vulnerable populations. Students will examine key concepts such as the Rule of Law, police use of power, restorative justice, and others.

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