2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SOC 485 - Capital Punishment

Deals with the death penalty as an element of American criminal justice policy. Topics include the development of the modern system of capital punishment; the responsibilities and experiences of attorneys, jurors, prison personnel and others in its implementation; the social network of death row; and empirical research on deterrence, sentencing disparities by race, the death penalty's fiscal impact, the estimated probability of miscarriages of justice, and other issues in the current policy debate. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. Also listed as CRM 485. Fulfills: LASR. Notes: Category D.(3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years



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