May 26, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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LAWU 4012 Theories of Punishment


(2 hours)
Surveys the law and philosophy of punishment.  Topics which may be covered include the conceptual definition of punishment, justifications of punishment, the problem of punishment of the innocent, the proportionality of punishment, the degree of punishment, punishment under plea bargains, the death penalty, and post-conviction, pre-execution confinement.



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