About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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Advanced Topics in Criminal Law (Spring 2019)
- Course Number: LAW-851
- Class Number: 03618
- Instructor: Jody David Armour
From Spring 2018
The course description: This seminar will expose where bias lives in the substantive criminal law and its processes. That is, it will illuminate how judges and jurors socially construct black criminals in the adjudication of just deserts. It will also consider the law, language, and ethics issues at the heart of today’s racial and social justice controversies.
- Unit Value: 2
- Schedule: T 10:00 am - 11:50 am
- Room Number: Room 130
- Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: No
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