JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-686
Advanced Seminar in Corrections (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Examination of the origin, nature, and operation of various correctional institutions and practices. The focus of the course varies by semester; topics include institutional corrections, community corrections, intermediate sanctions, legal aspects of corrections, the death penalty, and philosophical theories of punishment.

JLC-686
001
JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Advanced Seminar in Corrections (3)

Death Penalty

The death penalty reaches its fateful conclusion in the correctional system, in prisons, and more specifically on death rows, in death houses, and in execution chambers. This course examines the cultural, organizational, and individual dynamics of executions. Legal and moral issues raised by the death penalty are considered as well.