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CJL 381  DEATH PENALTY IN AMERICA

An exploration of the history of social control and punishment leading up to the formation of the American system. Topics include race, class, gender, juvenile, and comparative issues in punishment. Issues such as deterrence, cost, innocence, constitutional law, and the social, political, and economic realities of punishment policy will be examined.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

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