SOC 476 A: Miscarriages of Justice

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Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
SMI 405
SLN: 
21257
Joint Sections: 
LSJ 476 A
Instructor:
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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 LSJ 476.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
September 15, 2021 - 1:53am