SOC 476 A: Miscarriages Of Justice

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Meeting Time: 
TTh 4:30pm - 6:50pm
DEN 306
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 LSJ 476.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Last updated: 
April 29, 2016 - 1:28pm