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ASU: British Roots of the U.S. Criminal Justice System
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Earn ASU Credit: View Pre-Approved Courses
Cost Sheets Summer
Areas of Study:
Law, Social Sciences
Program Type:
Faculty Directed
Language of Instruction:
English
GPA Requirement:
2.50
International Coordinator:
Carmen Pitz
College Sponsor:
College of Public Service & Community Solutions
Department/School Sponsor:
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Available to Non-ASU Students:
Yes
  Program Details
 

Overview

Houses of Parliament

   Quick Facts

  • June 5 - 28, 2018
  • Academic visits to the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, the Inns of Courts, the Old Bailey, the Royal Courts of Justice, Her Majesty's Prison at Wormwood Scrubs, and several police and correctional mussums.
  • Sightseeing visits to Stonehenge, Oxford, and more!
  • Space is limited. Apply early!

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, click the "Apply Now" button above. This will generate an online application with the requirements listed below. Please also refer to the "Academics" tab for specific eligibility information. Note: Non-ASU students should consult these instructions before applying.

Location



Tower of London

Location Details

LONDON
London's many celebrated historical sites include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and Trafalgar Square. Its museums and galleries contain collections of unparalleled scope, and its theater companies are the finest in the world. In addition, London offers a number of specialized museums relevant to the course, including the Tower of London (a fortress that became a place of imprisonment and execution under the Tudors) and the Clink Prison Museum.
 

Visa Information

It is each student’s responsibility to independently determine if a visa is necessary for travel to any foreign countries visited on this program. Limited information may be provided by the ASU Study Abroad Office, your faculty director, and/or partner organizations/institutions. Where visas are required, failure to obtain a visa may result in your inability to participate and, ultimately, your withdrawal from the program, subject to the terms of the Study Abroad Payment and Withdrawal Policies

Consult this page for additional information regarding visas. If you need assistance securing a U.S. Passport, visit the ASU U.S. Passport Acceptance Office in Tempe.

PLEASE NOTE: Visa requirements for non U.S. citizens may differ from those for U.S. citizens; students who are not U.S. citizens are advised to contact their International Coordinator and begin independently researching the visa requirements for their nationality as soon as possible.

Academics

Eligibility Requirements


a. Academic standing as a sophomore or higher
b. GPA of 2.50 or higher
c. Completion of CRJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice


Courses

CRJ 394:
Special Topics: Comparative Criminal Justice between the UK and USA (3)
The program explores the English roots of the U.S. criminal justice system by providing students with a comparative overview of (1) English Common Law vs. U.S. constitutional and statutory law; (2) the trial and appellate court systems in both countries; and (3) the differences in the ways justice system actors (especially police and criminal lawyers) are trained and work.
 

Royal Courts of Justice

Faculty

Faculty Director


Cassia Spohn, Ph.D.
Foundation Professor, and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Public Service and Community Solutions
UCENT 657
602-496-2334
Cassia.Spohn@asu.edu


Henry F. Fradella, J.D., Ph.D.
Professor, and Associate Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Public Service and Community Solutions
UCENT 659
602-496-0237
Hank.Fradella@asu.edu
 
Faculty Director Spohn
Cassia Spohn

 

Faculty Director Fradella
Hank Fradella

Housing

London Lodge Hotel

London Lodge Hotel

Photos courtesy of the London Lodge Hotel

Program Housing

Twenty (20) nights of accommodations at the London Lodge Hotel, located in the heart of Victorian Kensington, one of the finest areas of London.  It is minutes from Knightsbridge, renowned Natural History, Science & Victoria and Albert Museums, as well as the shopping on High Street. All the rooms in are ensuite and offer individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Freeview television, telephone, computer modem socket, writing desk, hairdryer, and wireless internet access that is free of charge. Breakfast is included each day.  Classes are held on-site in the hotel.  Transportation from and to the airport by private bus chartered for our group is included, as are public transportation passes for the duration of our stay in London (zones 1-2).
 

Accessibility

Accessibility Information

Individuals with disabilities may find accessibility and accommodation in one of more of this program’s locations very different from what you find in the United States. Depending on the program, there may be a great deal of walking or the regular use of public transportation. The Study Abroad Office cannot guarantee access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites on this program.

Although ASU cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites, students with disabilities can and do study abroad. Upon request, the ASU Study Abroad Office can provide information about the availability of accommodations and accessible facilities on the specific program and can help you determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.

Stonehenge

Cost

Cost Information

The Program Fee for Summer 2018 is $TBD.

Program Fee includes: tuition for ASU credits, all housing; transfers to and from all airports in the UK
Not included: trans-Atlantic airfare, most meals, passport, books and personal expenses.

Faculty Directed program participants are also responsible for paying a non-refundable $50 Application Fee, in addition to the Program Fee listed above. All other costs associated with participation in the program are the responsibility of the individual student. Be sure to reference the program Cost Sheet for information on program fees and any additional estimated expenses.

The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sight-see or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-Program activities.

Funding

Funding Your Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad is an investment in your future, which requires careful planning and management. However, the personal, academic, and professional rewards that you will gain from this experience will last a lifetime. You should carefully consider costs, budgets and financing when selecting and preparing for your experience abroad. If you have questions at any step of the process, we encourage you to reach out to your International Coordinator for guidance.

Steps to Financing Your Study Abroad Program

  1. View the program Cost Sheet to find a breakdown of program expenses.
  2. Attend a Financing Your Study Abroad Workshop.
  3. Consider your Financial Aid options.
  4. Search and Apply for Scholarships and Grants.
  5. Exhaust your options by exploring Additional Funding Resources including our Community-Based Funding Guide.
  6. View our  Financing Your Study Abroad Program Handbook for more information, including Payment Information.

Unique Funding Opportunities for This Program

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  Dates & Deadlines
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/01/2017
**
Rolling Admission 06/02/2017 06/23/2017

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision tasks prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.