SOC 476 A: Miscarriages Of Justice

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Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
JHN 111
SLN: 
19742
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 LSJ 476.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 17, 2016 - 12:53pm