Criminal Justice-COAS | Unequal Justice
P493 | 24736 | Oliver


This seminar will focus on controversial issues related to the
intersection of race and criminal justice practice. More
specifically, course readings and class discussions will focus on
racial profiling, the high rates of incarceration among African
American men and women, and acts of police violence in the African
American community.



Readings:

Barak, Gregg (2001). Class, Race, Gender and Crime: Social Realities
of Justice in America. Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing.

Harris, David (2003). Profiles of Injustice: Why Racial Profiling
Cannot Work? New York: W.W. Norton.

Human Rights Watch Staff (1998). Shielded from Justice: New York:
Human Rights Watch



Class Meetings: M & W, 9:30-10:45



Instructor: William Oliver