520D
LAW
Hot Topics in Criminal Law

Law School Description

Faculty members or visiting scholars present selected topics focusing upon subject areas in their area of specialty or expertise.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Faculty members or visiting scholars present selected topics focusing upon subject areas in their area of specialty or expertise. (B) topic 1; (C) topic 2; (D) topic 3; (E) topic 4; (F) topic 5; (G) topic 6; (H) topic 7; (I) topic 8; (J) topic 9; (K) topic 10; (M) topic 11; (N) topic 12; (O) topic 13; (P) topic 14; (Q) topic 15.

Notes

This course will explore selected current issues in criminal law, including: 1. Decriminalization and the role of the criminal justice system (such as euthanasia, drugs, sexual behavior, etc.) 2. White Collar and Internet crime 3. Gun control and gang violence 4. High-profile cases and the role of the media in criminal cases 5. Sentencing, prison reform, & death penalty.

Credit(s) for this CRN

1

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Instructor(s)

Course Reference Number

86413