This course has taught the law as a living body. How do personalities, actions, trends, political correctness, and the moral aptitudes or ineptitudes of society influence the creation of governing laws? Do you think laws are a reflection of society or society is a reflection of laws? Explain your answers.
Supplemental DQ 1
Think back on the course objectives, discussions and assignments. Which topic changed your impressions of the court system the most? How? As you enter your next criminal justice course, what lessons will you take with from this course and how will the foundational knowledge learned in this course assist you as you move forward in your program?