Course ID: 207345

Overview

Advanced criminal law builds on the first-year criminal law course and focuses on a selection of topics of contemporary social concern. Students will explore topics such as restorative justice, conspiracy, treason, mass crimes, and authoritarian criminal law. They will identify and discuss themes that span criminal law topics. Class discussion will include a mixture of doctrinal analysis of key issues and in-depth study of interdisciplinary sources that illuminate pressing legal and policy questions. Students will undertake and complete a major supervised research and writing project and present research to the class.

Components: Lecture

Assessment Method: Essay/Papers 60%, Assignments 20%, Participation 20%

Degree Requirement Fulfilled: Substantial Term Paper

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