The Prosecutor as Protagonist | L4487

This seminar will be an in depth examination of the role of the prosecutor in our justice system. Attorney General Suthers will lead wide ranging discussions about crime and punishment. Topics discussed and debated will include the purpose of criminal sentencing, minimum mandatory sentences, the death penalty, the juvenile justice system, plea bargaining, prosecutor ethics, special prosecutors, criminal justice interest groups, prosecution oversight of police, forensic science, federalization of crime, attorney general activism, jury reform, reform of drug laws, and mental illness in the criminal justice system. Some of the top experts in Colorado on these subjects will speak to the seminar participants.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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