Philosophy of Law (PHIL 480.001)

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Instructor: Michael Corrado. This course meets Wednesdays from 4:15PM – 6:15PM in Van Hecke-Wettach Hall 3025.

We will be looking into the usual issues in criminal law: retribution, punishment, responsibility. In addition, we will discuss criminal law and political theory, the interconnection between substantive criminal law and criminal procedure, and the justification for particular crimes and defenses. We will also discuss the future of criminal law and the place of criminal law within international law.

Restricted to juniors & seniors who have taken at least one PHIL course other than 155.

Michael Corrado’s webpage