JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-200
Deprivation of Liberty FA4 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Analysis of the values, costs, and logic of the manners in which classes of people (e.g., criminals, drug abusers, the mentally ill) are defined as dangerous; analysis of the specific means of limiting their ability to harm others, the public order, or themselves. Emphasis on imprisonment, institutionalization, probation, capital punishment, and enforced treatment. Usually offered every term.