Philosophy of Crime and Punishment



SLN #: 72565
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Murphy

Course Description:
This seminar will involve the study of those essays that are, in the opinion of the instructor, the most signficant contributions to punishment theory published in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. (Contrary to what you might fear, this will not consist only of essays written by the instructor.) Extensive intellectual interactive conversation is encouraged, and for this reason USE OF LAP TOPS IN THE SEMINAR IS NOT PERMITTED. Grade will be based on class participation and a take home examination.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: None
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Prerequisite: None
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 8
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Take-Home
Mid Term or Other Exam: None
Paper or In-Class Presentation: No
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: ATTENDANCE REQUIRED. CONSULT LAW SCHOOL POLICIES FOR FORCED WITHDRAWAL FOR POOR ATTENDANCE
Online Course Site: Blackboard