CRM 304-A Victims of Crime

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Course Details

  • 3 Weeks | May 30 – June 2 (one week on campus)
  • 3 Credits | Cost: $1377.00
  • Online Registration | April 3 – May 22
  • Online Payment Due | May 2 – May 22

Course Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE    
Week 1 May 30 – June 2 Pre-Course prep work
Week 2 June 5 – 9 On Campus: Mon – Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Week 3 June 12 – 16 Post-Course work


Course Description

Involves the study of crime victims and their experiences with the Criminal Justice System. Will focus on the dynamics of intimate partner violence and its history as a social problem. A substantial portion of the course will focus on the mechanics of the courtroom as they relate to crime victims.

Additional Information

  • Faculty will contact all students after the May 22 registration deadline with course instructions. Students should expect to dedicate time for course related work in the first and third week.

Course Instructor

Katie Currul-Dykeman

Associate Professor of Criminology

Kathleen Currul-Dykeman is an expert on courtroom dynamics. A former prosecutor specializing in domestic violence, she has held the position of Suffolk Superior Court assistant district attorney; supervising assistant district attorney for the Dorchester, MA Domestic Violence Court; and assistant district attorney in Worcester, MA.

Prof. Currul-Dykeman combines her knowledge of criminal law with her research interests. Most recently, she has studied how attitudes held by attorneys and judges affect the outcomes of domestic violence cases.

The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, Prof. Currul-Dykeman teaches Criminology, Substantive Criminal Law, Procedural Criminal Law, Mechanics of the Courtroom, and Victims in the Courtroom. She recently developed a new course, Practicum: Victims in the Courtroom, which offers her students the opportunity to serve in victims' advocate roles with the Plymouth County District Court in Brockton, MA.

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