Death Penalty



SLN #: 15924
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 006
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Baich

Course Description:
This course will survey the major constitutional and operational issues with respect to the death penalty in the United States. The required readings for each class will consist primarily of United States Supreme Court decisions, copies of the assigned cases (and on occasion other materials) can be obtained through the library. From time to time supplemental materials will be distributed in class. All students are expected to read the assigned cases and other materials prior to class.

Grades in this class will be based on the final exam (75%) and on a class project (25%). For the class project, students will be expected to write a 10 page book review.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: In-Class Presentation
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: None