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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-444
Topics in Criminal Justice (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics concerning criminal justice including the death penalty and the law, race and justice, and crime prevention. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: JLC-104 and JLC-280.

JLC-444
001
JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Criminal Justice (3)

Death Penalty and the Law

This course examines the current state of the death penalty in America through discussion of significant Supreme Court cases. The course is divided into two parts: history and analysis, and examination of the current methods of execution. Documentaries and occasional guest speakers augment the course materials.