Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Sociology 3312A/B

WRONGFULLY CONVICTED


The course critically explores the phenomenon of wrongful convictions with an emphasis on systemic bias and the intersection of race, gender, class, age, and mental disability; causes of wrongful convictions, eyewitness testimony, informants, expert testimony; forensic evidence; tunnel vision, interrogation techniques; and biases of police, prosecution, and the judiciary.

Prerequisite(s): Third or fourth year standing in any module in the Department of Sociology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG

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