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Course Name The Theory and Practice of Punishment
Course Code CLWP 6786
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Anti-requisite: LAW 6786P - The Theory and Practice of Punishment
Course Description

This course examines the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of criminal law through an examination of the classic and modern debates about punishment. Key concepts such as deterrence, rehabilitation, incapacitation, retribution and denunciation are critically examined. Topics include strict discipline, privatization of prisons, conditional sentences, aboriginal sentencing circles and the New Zealand Family Group Conference.

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2020

Specialization Criminal Law and Procedure
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.