Course Information

Course Number

562

Credits

2

JD Graduation Requirements

This course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
  • Writing

Sentencing & Punishment

This new seminar will focus on the process of imposing sentences in criminal cases, administering punishment, and attempting rehabilitation of convicted criminals. The course will first provide background regarding the purposes of punishment and the history of mandatory sentences, presumptive sentences, and sentencing guidelines, and focus on some of these issues in more detail through the use of a expert guest lecturers and a tour of the Federal Correctional Facility in Butner, NC. Students will be expected to participate meaningfully in the lectures, guest speakers and field trip, and produce a research paper on a related topic.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Sections/Instructors

Arthur F. Beeler, Jr., Judge James C. Dever III
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2014
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Judge James C. Dever III, Arthur F. Beeler, Jr.
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2013
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Judge James C. Dever III
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2012
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Judge James C. Dever III
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2011
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Judge James C. Dever III
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2010
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Judge James C. Dever III
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2009
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Robinson O. Everett
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2008
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Robinson O. Everett
Sentencing & Punishment 562.01
Fall 2007
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