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NOTA BENE: Professor Michael Welch does not handle special permission numbers; therefore, do NOT contact him requesting such information. For special permission numbers visit the Criminal Justice Program website at

TRIGGER ALERT: All courses taught by Professor Welch have a MAXIMUM trigger alert (e.g., graphic analysis of torture, especially at the hands of government operatives).

MISSING CLASS? In the very unlikely event that you miss class. Do NOT email Professor Welch. Instead, have a classmate take notes for you - cheers!

ABSENTEE POLICY (for all courses taught by Professor Welch): A total of six absences (any combination of excused and unexcused) results in a FULL GRADE reduction (e.g., C falls to D).

Hey Man, WHATSUPWITHTHEWEATHER?: In the event that snow and ice are in the forecast, please check this page to learn whether class is being held Cheers!

JUSTICE IN ACTION featuring Prof Angela Y. Davis and Prof Lennox Hinds (Oct 5, 2016) You can view the lectures at the following link:

A letter of recommendation? Since 1993, Professor Welch has taught the largest classes in the Criminal Justice Program (without a teaching assistant); consequently, he receives huge volumes of requests to write a letter of recommendation. Therefore, to be eligible for his letter of recommendation policy, you must complete at least two of his upper division courses (e.g., Special Topics) and earn two grades of A.

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