SOC * 3730 – Courts and Society W (3-0) [0.50]

This course is an introduction to the social processes involved in the court, particularly the criminal court. Typical concerns will be the place of courts in society, public opinion and confidence in courts, purposes and principles of sentencing, sentencing reforms and disparities (e.g., across gender and race), the role of criminal records, juries, the roles of judges, and alternatives to criminal courts.

There are no comments for this course.