Contested Issues in the Justice System
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Tutorial/Seminar: 3

This course will critically explore both contemporary and historical examples of criminal justice controversies in Canada. Criminological issues often engender competing arguments including private, public and political debate. Controversies will be fully explored providing for an analysis of competing perspectives and their implications for society. Topics may include: criminalization of prostitution, drugs, gambling, corporate and environmental crime; powers of border security and police; the death penalty, gun control, and racial profiling.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Year 4 Honours CC.
Seminar course