L6942 Comparative Criminal Justice

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
Criminal procedure or evidence course or comparable experience.

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • An appreciation that what appears "normal" or "fair" in the context of one country's criminal justice system may appear unusual or unjust in another;
  • An understanding of cross-border and international criminal law enforcement, and some of the problems they raise;
  • A skill at spotting areas of potential misunderstanding among criminal law practitioners from different countries.

Secondary Goals

  • The class will address a number of strategic practice issues drawn from experience.

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Upperclass