Anderson University

Study Abroad


AU Abroad - London

United Kingdom

Semester: Spring 2015

Course Information: 3 credits – General Elective

Lead Faculty: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice George Ducworth, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Jeff Black and Vice President for Presidential Affairs Dr. Beverly McAdams

Course Title: World Legal Systems

Course Description: This course is designed to allow the student to do a comparative analysis of the legal systems in England, the United States and Islamic (Sharia) law. This includes court systems, plea bargaining, punishment, sentencing, correctional institutions, death penalty, mental illness, incarceration trends and current crime issues. Participants will identify and analysis the procedural aspects involved in developing and prosecuting, defending and adjudicating cases in these jurisdictions including cross-cultural analysis review.

Travel Dates: TBD

Housing/Accommodations: Hotel in London

General Travel Itinerary: Visits to governmental institutions in London as well as historical sites impacting political and social issues within England

Eligibility Requirements: Students must be eligible juniors or seniors (at least a 2.5 GPA) and who have not attended a previous AU Abroad program.

Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded to reduce the cost for travel, which is an additional fee from tuition and fees and charged as part of student's registration for program. Scholarships of up to $1,000.00 are given to all who apply. Scholarship amount depends upon GPA, class standing and financial need.

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