Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: The Class Decides (Part Two: 11/7/12)

Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: The Class Decides” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its punishment. The course will expose participants to the basic principles of criminal law and to constitutional doctrine governing the police and adjudication of crime. Christopher Slobogin, J.D., LL.M. occupies the Milton Underwood Chair at the Vanderbilt Law School, directs the Criminal Justice Program there, and also has an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry.