Course Description

LAWS 8533
Criminal Law in Context:Legal and Social Images of Victims and Perpetrators
General Description:
Addresses sentencing process and schemes, direct appeals, probation modification and revocation, parole revocation, pardon and commutation processes, post-conviction litigation and appeal in both state and federal court, federal review of state convictions through habeas and/or the AEDPA, and ethical issues that arise in post-conviction proceedings.

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