Justice Systems

  • Truman’s Mock Trial Participates in Opening Round Championship

    April 19, 2013

      Truman’s Mock Trial recently participated in the American Mock Trial Association’s Opening Round Championship Series Tournament hosted by Washington University in St. Louis.  The team was selected because of their success at the Regional Competition held in Topeka in February. Truman’s team received an Honorable Mention with a record of 5 wins.  In addition, […]

  • Victimology Students Involved in the Community

    February 7, 2013

    Professor VanDolah’s JUST410 Victimology course continues to include student-led projects that brings attention to victims  within the community. Last fall, Brittany Jaecques and Courtney Diel (pictured below) class project was a fundraiser for household items for Safe Passage in Moberly, Mo. A safe place that provides shelter and counseling for abused women.

  • Mock Trial Advances to Regionals

    February 6, 2013

    On January 18th-19th Truman’s Mock Trial Team ventured to the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Invitational Tournament held at Mizzou in Columbia, Mo.  Truman placed fourth out of twenty two teams represented and brought home one of the five top receiving trophies for the Outstanding Trial Teams. Truman students Isaac Straub and Joe Rhyne won Outstanding Witness […]

  • Happy Holidays from the Justice Systems Department

    December 12, 2012

    The Justice Systems Department wishes all prospective, current, and former (alumni) students an enjoyable and restful holiday season! (Left to right-Tim King, Marty Jayne, Curtis Blakely, Sandy Rempe, Lynn VanDolah, Steve Willcox, and Debbie Engen. Not Pictured- Joy Pugh)

  • Justice Systems Major Stacey Pugh sworn in as a CASA Volunteer

    November 14, 2012

    Presiding Circuit Judge Russell E. Steele swore in four new Adair County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers on November 7. CASA volunteers are trained citizens who are appointed by a judge to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. Front left are Jennifer Walston, Stacey Pugh, Erin Meier, and Katherine […]

  • Mock Trial Team Brings Home Awards

    October 30, 2012

    The Truman Mock Trial team received numerous awards at the Qunicy Tournament from the weekend of Octobert 20th hosted  in Quincy, Il. Full article in the Truman Today.

  • Twins Build their Truman Experience Together

    Twin sisters Karen and Cindy Grauel are both Senior Justice Systems Majors  and Cross Country runners who have been running and studying together  their last four years at Truman.   They also both interned this past summer at the Moberly Police Department working mainly alongside police office officers doing search warrant investigations, DUI field tests, and assisting in traffic accidents.  Cindy […]

  • Sarah Warner, Outstanding Student in Justice Systems

    May 16, 2012

    Graduating Senior Sarah Warner is named this year’s Outstanding Student in Justice Systems. The award is based on high scholastic achievment in the major. Here she is pictured receiving the award from Marty Jayne, Chair of Justice Systems. Congratulations Sarah!

  • APS and LAE Plant A Garden in Honor of Victims Week

    May 8, 2012

    Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Criminal Justice Fraternity, and Alpha Phi Sigma, National Criminal Justice Honor Society, members planted flowers at the Victims Garden located in front of  the local Probation and Parole office in honor of Victims Week in April.  The Victims Garden is in honor of the victims of crimes and is rededicated each year […]

  • Truman’s Mock Trial Team Places 6th at Regionals

    February 15, 2012

    Two squads from Truman’s Mock Trial Team competed at the 2012 Kansas City Regional Tournament as hosted by the UMKC as part of the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) on February 11th-12th.   Peter Bruntrager, Senior Mathematics Major, won the individual award for Outstanding Attorney and Nasra Aaden, Sophomore Justice Systems Major; Samantha Simms, Junior Administration […]

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