Summer Programs

College Now @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Summer Institute (CJSI) and Law and Justice Summer Institute (LJSI)

The John Jay College Now summer program offers two different options for students interested in a career in the legal field:  

  • The Criminal Justice Institute will combine a 3-credit Introduction to Criminal Justice course with a seminar, real-world testimonials of working professionals, and hands-on activities, and a mock trial afternoon workshop to expose students to the historical and contemporary workings of the criminal justice system.
  • The Law and Justice Summer Institute  combines aspects of an undergraduate literature course and law school Law and Literature; The Origins of State Power (3 cr) . Students will examine inherent tensions between individual liberties and state power. In the afternoon, students will conduct a Moot Court in collaboration with teachers from the Justice Resource Center (JRC).
July 13th thru August 13th
Monday through Thursday
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Three (3) college credits upon successful completion.

Metrocards and lunch vouchers are provided

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a New York City public high school student, entering 11th, or 12th grade in September 2015

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For more information on this program contact John Jay College's College Now staff.