The Death Penalty

An examination of the historic, moral, philosophical, legal, and socio-cultural framing of arguments for and against the death penalty in the U.S. This course considers how race, class, nation, and gender shape understandings of the death penalty to study the consequences for both victims' and offenders' families, wrongful convictions, alternative models for restoring justice, and international standards overseeing state-sanctioned death.

Course Details

Campus: 
Dartmouth
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Crime & Justice Studies
Number: 
CJS 364
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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