UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CRIM3320 - Homicide and Capital Punishment

CRIM 3320 Homicide and Capital Punishment (3 semester credit hours) Examines the policy and legal controversies surrounding the application of capital punishment (i.e., the death penalty) as a punishment for homicide. Topics include capital punishment through history, U.S. Supreme Court decisions and contemporary problems with the application of the death penalty. The course will also analyze the nature, extent, and distribution of criminal homicide. (3-0) R