Faculty Profile

John Cherry

Adjunct Faculty in Policy Studies (Law & Policy)

Contact Information

cherryj@dickinson.edu

Denny Hall

Education

  • B.A., Gannon University, 1973
  • J.D., Dickinson School of Law, 1983

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

LAWP 240 Criminal Procedure
This course will examine the constitutional rights that suspects and defendants have in the criminal justice system. Special attention will be given to the right against unreasonable searches and seizures, the right against self- incrimination, and the right to an attorney. Prerequisites: POSC 120 or permission of the instructor.

Spring 2015

LAWP 250 Juvenile Justice
This course will examine the nature and character of the American juvenile justice system, including its history, changing emphasis, and current trends. The system will be viewed from the point of entry into the system until final disposition. Various treatment alternatives, including rehabilitation, will also be examined. Prerequisites: POSC 120 or permission of the instructor.