Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

CC313/HR313
Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights
0.5 Credit

This course will explore criminal injustice, legal rights violations, and breaches of ethics within criminal justice systems. Topics may include: the wrongfully convicted, false confessions, jailhouse snitches, junk science, ritual abuse, recovered memory syndrome, legal/political corruption, the War on Drugs, mandatory minimums, forfeiture, prison-industrial complex, racial profiling, police and prosecutorial misconduct, professional ethics and international perspectives on injustice. (Cross-listed as HR313.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
0.5 200 level CC credit or HR260/CT260 and registration status: senior student.