Categories: Criminal Law


Meyn, Ion

Course Data

Room 3226
TR 9:25am-10:20am

Pass/Fail: Yes

Course Description

Examine structural injustices that drive criminal system outcomes. Consider how the legal system is a critical site for maintaining a racially discriminatory order. Explore the criminal system’s racially disproportionate impact at all intercept points (surveillance, arrest, charging, pretrial detention, and sentencing). Question how criminal due process rights and civil law doctrine has been used to legitimize and reinforce the exercise of state power.

Pass-fail only grading; 20-page paper will be due at the end of the term; meets Upper-level Writing requirement. Criminal Procedure (Law 925) required.

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