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697 - Oxford Comparative Sentencing
Professor: Keith Hawkins
Semester: 2009 Summer
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This course explores some of the major issues surrounding the administration of criminal justice in England and the United States. The course focuses on generic questions, and deals with broad principles and general problems in an effort to get students thinking about how law works as a means of social control. It takes a socio-legal view, focusing on the key institutions of the criminal justice system in both countries. The course will be taught by Professor Keith Hawkins who is currently Professor of Law and Society at the University of Oxford.
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