CRI425H1: The Prosecution Process

Hours: 
24L

A critical examination of the process by which certain conduct is identified, prosecuted and punished as “crime”, and the process by which individuals become “criminals”. The evolution of the modern prosecution system, including the exercise of prosecutorial discretion, rules of evidence, socially constructed defences, disparity in sentencing, and wrongful convictions.

Prerequisite: 

CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H1, 0.5 CRI 300 level course

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