SOC 476 A: Miscarriages of Justice

Autumn 2023
Meeting:
TTh 8:30am - 10:20am / SMI 307
SLN:
21485
Section Type:
Seminar
Joint Sections:
LSJ 476 A
Instructor:
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 Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 15, 2024 - 4:33 pm