Victimization and Law (ODE)

Victimization and Law (ODE)

VICT 1002

In the modern era, crime victims have become the subject matter of numerous law reform initiatives. In this course, students critically examine the Canadian criminal justice system from a victim’s perspective, including a consideration of the intersection of criminal and civil law. Relevant legislation, case law, and scholarship are examined to uncover the nature of the various law reform initiatives. In addition, this course examines the impact of the victims’ rights movement, and the evolving development of restorative justice and victim participation in the process.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

Post Graduate level VICT 1000 Victimology Theory (ODE) Minimum Grade of 60
and Post Graduate level VICT 1001 Victims of Crimes (ODE) Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

Contact ol@georgiancollege.ca or call 705.728.1968, ext 1672 or 5116 for more information.

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