CRI300H1: Theories of Criminal Justice

Hours

36L

A survey of the evolution of normative theories of criminal justice, which examines how major theorists from the Enlightenment to the contemporary period have understood the normative justification for criminal prohibition and punishment. Although the course focuses on western political philosophy and social science, there will also be some attention to theories of criminal justice in selected non-western traditions.

Prerequisite
( CRI205H1 and CRI225H1) or 1.0 credit at the 300+ level from HIS/PHL/POL/SOC
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class