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LAWS 3308 [0.5 credit] Punishment and the Law

This course explores justifications and practices of punishment and social control from a socio-legal perspective. Rationalizations and justifications for punishment are considered. Different forms of punishment and control within the law will be examined as well as different theoretical perspectives of punishment.
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 2301 and 0.5 credit in LAWS at the 2000 level.
Lectures three hours a week.