Administrative Law/Ethics

This course focuses on the relevance of administrative law and ethics as they relate to the decision making process in criminal justice. Administrative actions and ethical issues permeate the criminal justice system. As such, students will be exposed to Administrative Law, including discussion of key principles of Administrative Law, limiting doctrines, and particular agency rules. Students will also spend time studying ethics. Discussions may include police corruption, prosecutorial misconduct, ethical issues in sentencing, prison corruption, and ethics in the creation and implementation of crime control policy.