Crime and Consequences

Winter Quarter, 2021

Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Course D:   Crime and Consequences

Mark Iris, Lecturer, Mathematical Methods in the Social SciencesThe death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, growing support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and greater awareness of the societal toll of mass incarceration by both the public and policy-makers, have all combined to amplify pressure for major reforms of the criminal justice system. We will examine what changes have, and have not, been made, looking at prosecutors’ offices, sentencing reforms, police accountability, and other facets of crime and punishment in the U.S.

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