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
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG
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