Dec 06, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCL 4101 Criminal Law


4 semester hours

This course examines the criminal law in the U.S. from a sociological perspective, as a set of "social control" processes by which norms are transmitted and enforced. Topics include how the law defines crime and particular forms of crime, drug abuse, and alcohol-related crime, and various legal defenses available to the accused.