POLT 444B (01) - Cruel and Unusual in a Federal System

Cruel and Unusual

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56431
This course is an exploration of the US/state constitutional language of 'cruel and unusual' as an important limitation on governmental power. Students study its historical origins, interpretations, and applications across time periods and types of regimes. Particular attention will be paid to its association with the death penalty in the contemporary United States.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Social Science (Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Susan Siggelakis

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm HORT 327