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Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

SOCI 2795 - 4 credits

Dates: December 5-9, 2016
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 9:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Instructor: Scott Phillips & Justin Marceau

Description: The course examines: 

(1) The history of capital punishment (facts and trends, public opinion, legislation, and jurisprudence); (2) Arguments often made for abolition (arbitrariness, innocence, cost); and (3) Arguments often made for retention (retribution, incapacitation, deterrence, closure).     

Contact: Scott Phillips or Justin Marceau 

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