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LSJ 476 A: Miscarriages of Justice

Meeting Time: 
MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
LOW 105
SLN: 
17759
Joint Sections: 
SOC 476 A
Instructor:
LSJ Professor Ann Frost
Ann 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
Include in front page slideshow: 
no
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:16pm
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