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Course Title: LAW AND SOCIAL CONTROL IN SOCIETY
This course examines how laws influence criminal behavior within a society. Students will explore the relationship between local, state, and federal laws and social control, the role of the criminal justice system in behavior modification, and assess relevant criminological theories as these factors apply to society and social change. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing the applicability of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendments as social control mechanisms.