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Cynthia Shawamreh : Courses and Seminars

Hate Crime
LAWS 53704
This seminar will provide students with an overview of hate crime. The seminar will explore the emergence of modern hate crime laws in the United States and the legal controversies surrounding them. We will examine the challenges of data collection and the impact of data on policy analysis. Law enforcement and hate crime prosecution will be reviewed. The seminar will also consider the limits of the legal system to effectively address hate crime through conventional methods and discuss alternative options. Grading will be based on class participation and a final research paper.
Autumn 2015
Cynthia Shawamreh