1.Describe and explain the origins of the criminal justice system in America and the evolutionary changes regarding individual rights versus public order.
2.Outline and explain the structure and participants of the courts, and the stages and pretrial activities of a criminal trial.
3.Discuss what is meant by the “informal and formal” juvenile justice processes, including major US Supreme Court cases that have given juveniles similar due process
protections as given to adults.
4.Explain the police mission, operational strategies, styles, and the legal aspects and challenges of policing today.
5.Outline and distinguish the evolution of probation, parole, community corrections, prisons, jails, and sentencing.