Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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CRM 485 - Capital Punishment

Examination of the death penalty as an element of American criminal justice policy. Topics include the development of the modern system of capital punishment; the responsibilities and experiences of attorneys, jurors, prison personnel and others in its implementation; the social network of death row; and empirical research on deterrence, sentencing disparities by race, and death penalty's fiscal impact, the estimated probability of miscarriages of justice, and other issues in the current policy debate. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or SOC 100 or 150. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
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