CRJS 4401 – Indigenous People and the Canadian Criminal Justice System

(3 credits) 3 hour lecture

This course examines the relationship between Indigenous People and the Canadian criminal justice system. At its core is an examination of Indigenous Peoples’ over-representation as victims and offenders and under-representation of practitioners in the Canadian criminal justice system. The course also discusses underlying factors and government initiatives to address this issue, including traditional Indigenous approaches to justice.

Prequisites: Criminal Justice 1001, 1003 and 1013.

west gate mount royal