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College of Law

Seminar Advanced Criminal Law

Course Number: 6910
Professor: TBA
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 2
Semester Offered: TBA
Required: No
Prerequisites: Criminal Law
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: This 2-credit seminar will address issues related to sentencing, punishment, and mass incarceration.  It will have a practical aspect focused on different types of sentencing regimes, what types of evidence and argument are relevant to sentencing, how judges make sentencing decisions, and how those decisions may be reviewed.  In addition, the course will have a more theoretical component, addressing factors leading to the high rates of incarceration in the United States.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
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Basis for Grading Student Performance: TBA

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