This course will examine many of the critical sentencing issues currently being faced by prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges. We will consider the evolving role of sentencing guidelines and the ways in which mandatory sentences, plea bargaining, cooperation and other important factors impact the sentencing process. We will also explore issues raised by imprisonment, alternatives to incarceration, including the use of probation and fines, and the roles and rights of victims in the sentencing process.
|W 5:30-7:20 PM
This course does not satisfy any graduation requirement.
You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:
- LAW 0410 (Criminal Law I)