SociologySOCY 128J The World Jury on Trial

Adoption of the jury and its varied forms in different nations provides ideal opportunities to examine differences between systems of popular legal participation. Course considers reasons why the right to jury trial is currently established in Japan or Asian societies, but abandoned or severely curtailed in others. American jury contrasted with other forms of lay participation in the legal process.

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to sophomore, junior, and senior majors, proposed majors, and minors in legal studies, sociology, community studies, Latin American/sociology combined, global information and social enterprise, and critical race and ethnic studies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Hiroshi Fukurai

Also offered as

LGST 128J

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.