ADMJ 100 Introduction to Administration of Justice (3 units)

Introduction to the history and philosophy of administration of justice including law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. The responsibilities of criminal justice agents, legal frameworks, and the role of the justice system in a pluralistic society. Exploration of the concepts of crime causation, punishments and rehabilitation, and training standards of criminal justice personnel.

ADMJ 102 Principles and Procedures of Justice (3 units)

The role and responsibilities of each segment within the administration of justice system: law enforcement, judicial, and corrections. Procedures in each sub-system and how they relate to one another. May include field research.

ADMJ 104 Concepts of Criminal Law (3 units)

Historical development and philosophy of criminal law and constitutional provisions. Special emphasis on legal definitions, the classifications of crime and their application to the administration of justice system. Study of case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force. Also listed as LEGL 304.

ADMJ 106 Legal Aspects of Evidence (3 units)

Origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence; constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; judicial decisions and interpreting individual rights and case studies. Also listed as LEGL 306.

ADMJ 108 Community Relations (3 units)

Study of the complex and dynamic relationship between the criminal justice system and the widely diverse multicultural society it serves in addressing crime and conflict. Emphasis will be on the roles and interaction of administration of justice practitioners and their agencies in the community, the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population, crime prevention, restorative justice, conflict resolution, and professional ethics in justice administration. Also listed as SOCI 108.

ADMJ 120 Criminal Investigation (3 units)

An Administration of Justice course that explores the concepts of, and techniques used in, the investigation of crime, including crime scene protection, searching for and processing evidence, conducting interviews and interrogations, surveillance, the scientific analysis of evidence, and the preparation of investigative reports. Also listed as LEGL 320.

ADMJ 123 Concepts of Enforcement Principles (3 units)

Explanation of theories, philosophies, and concepts related to the role expectations of an enforcement officer. Emphasis is placed on patrol, traffic, and public service responsibilities and their relationship to the administration of justice systems.

ADMJ 125 Juvenile Procedures (3 units)

The study of the extent, causation, and prevention of juvenile delinquency. Includes an analysis of juvenile courts, institutional treatment, probation, parole, and juvenile delinquency prevention programs. The sociological and anthropological approaches to juvenile delinquency will be discussed in terms of their relationship to the administration of justice systems.

ADMJ 128 Juvenile Crime Prevention Strategies (3 units)

Innovative exploration of juvenile justice and issues facing at-risk youth: criminal law, the consequences of crime, and crime avoidance strategies. Course includes field trips and service learning opportunities.

ADMJ 665 Selected Topics in Administration of Justice (0.5- 2 units)

Advanced specialized study in Administration of Justice. This program is designed to offer unique or specialized criminal justice topics of contemporary student interest. Students will learn from and work closely with criminal justice practitioners and bring this newly acquired knowledge back into the community. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.