Course: Death Penalty in America (CJ-236-1) 

This course introduces students to the complex problems surrounding the application of our nation's ultimate penalty. Students will review the history of various death penalty laws and the methods by which the penalty has been carried out. In addition, students will study the issues surrounding capital punishment today, including its use against the mentally handicapped, juveniles, and focusing on equal protection and race-based claims. P: CJ 111 or permission of the Program Coordinator. Generally offered every summer. 3 credits

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