Course Description

LAWS 8548
Theory of Punishment
General Description:
Explores the various justifications that philosophers have developed to explain why we have the right to punish. Examines the historical evolution of our punishment system and focuses on the death penalty as a critical contemporary issue in the debate about the proper role of punishment in our society.

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LAWS 8548-001

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Credits: 2

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue   2:25 PM - 4:05 PM   WOLF 421