Course - Law
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Overview

This seminar course will provide an opportunity for students to examine and confront one of the most vexing criminal justice issues of our time - how should we punish those who break our laws? The course will use interactive video to bring guest speakers from Minneapolis into the classroom periodically. Guest speakers will include prosecutors and defense attorneys, judges and other court personnel,  offenders, and others involved in reform efforts.     

 
Materials

Readings will be made available electronically.

 
Course Format  
Written Assignments

Journal assignments and final paper

 
Type of Exam

None

 
Basis for grading

Grading will be based on (1) a final paper in lieu of an exam, (2) journal assignments, and (3) a group project.

 
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