ENGLAND - London
Comparative Justice Systems Travel Study 2018
Expected Travel Date-Summer: May 12-19, 2018
The Comparative Criminal Justice Systems course is designed to present students with information regarding the ways the United States and England differ in policies, practices and procedures of crime and justice. The social, cultural, and political background of these two criminal justice systems will be analyzed and discussed. The core of the course will explore common law and civil law, which will include police, courts, corrections and forensics.
The travel study experience is designed to provide an in-depth study of comparing criminal justice systems between the United States and London, England. The actual course is divided into two phases: classroom lecture prior to departure followed by the travel study experience, which includes tours and lectures on key information associated with: Royal Courts of Justice, Inns of Court and the Central Criminal Court, New Scotland Yard, Coroner’s Office, Coroner’s Inquest Court and Southwark Crown Court, Gordon Museum of Pathology and Forensic investigations.
You will be registered for CSJS33100 “Foreign Criminal Justice Systems” during the Spring 2018 semester. You should consult with your major advisor to ascertain how this course will best fit in your academic plan. In addition to the travel, you will also have course meetings on campus before the trip. These meetings will provide an opportunity to better prepare for all of the things that you will experience during your travel component.
CSJS33100 Foreign Criminal Justice Systems
This course is designed to present students with information regarding the ways the United Sates and the United Kingdom differ in policies, practice, and procedures of crime and justice. The social, cultural, and political background of these two criminal justice systems will be analyzed and discussed. The core of the course will explore common law and civil law, which will include police, courts, corrections, and forensics.
You will stay in shared rooms in comfortable hotels during your stay in England.
The cost of the 2018 Arts & Sciences London Criminal Justice Travel Study program is expected to be $4330
for less than 15 participants and $3950
for more than 15 participants. Both the course, which will count as part of your normal tuition package rate, and the program fee will be placed onto your student account during the Spring semester.
The program fee includes:
visits to museums, courts, coroner, and police facilities
The program fee does not include additional meals, supplies, personal expenses, and any passport and visa fees.
Program fees are based on costs of the prior year, as well as projections for the current and coming years. Inflation and fluctuating exchange rates make it difficult to state a fixed cost. Lewis University, therefore, reserves the right to adjust program fees and the right to cancel or alter programs and courses.
To be eligible, you must be a Lewis student with at least a 2.75 GPA who has Sophomore, Junior, or first semester Senior standing or will have that standing when you participate. There are no language prerequisites for this program..
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