Sentencing: Theory, Law and Practice CRIM 344 (3)
Explores sentencing theory, the law applicable to sentencing, the practice of sentencing, and public perceptions. Looks at reforms of sentencing practice. The legal framework governing sentencing practices will be closely analyzed. However, a multidisciplinary approach will be taken, incorporating legal and social science perspectives. Prerequisite: CRIM 101 and CRIM 135. Students who have taken CRIM 416 in Spring 2019 and CRIM 414 (Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, and Fall 2015), under the title "Sentencing: Theory, Law and Practice" may not take this course for further credit.