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LSJ 476 A: Miscarriages of Justice

Summer Term: 
A-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:40am - 11:50am
Location: 
CLK 120
SLN: 
12099
Joint Sections: 
SOC 476 A
Instructor: 
Ann C Frost
Catalog Description: 
Examines legal and social factors that shape criminal case outcomes, analyzing how one type of miscarriage of justice - wrongful conviction - occurs. How can cases of wrongful conviction be explained? Why are some people, against whom there is only weak evidence, convicted-and sometimes even executed? Offered: jointly with SOC 476.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 17, 2018 - 9:08pm
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