SOC 476 A: Miscarriages Of Justice

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Summer Term: 
B-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am
Location: 
EEB 105
SLN: 
13489
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 LSJ 476.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
July 22, 2016 - 9:12pm