CRI300H1: Theories of Criminal Justice


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.


(CRI205H1 and CRI225H1) or (1.0 FCE 300+ level from HIS/PHL/POL/SOC and a min cgpa of 2.5)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)