CCJS602: Courts and Sentencing

Research and theory on prosecution, plea-bargaining, sentencing principles and guidelines, and sentencing policies in practice. Mandatory minimum sentencing, "three strikes" laws, race, gender and class disparities, general and specific deterrent effects of sentencing, restitution and restorative justice, diversion and sentencing to treatment.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular Regular grading , Pass-Fail Grading is either Pass or Fail , Audit No grade is assigned
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