University of Vermont

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Subject: Philosophy

Course Number: 143

PHIL 143 - Philosophy of Law II

(Same as Political Science 144.) Problems of liberty, e.g. freedom of expression, privacy, paternalism; scope and limits of the criminal law; philosophy of punishment; selected problems in criminal justice, e.g. plea bargaining; preventive detention. Prerequisite: 1, 3, 4, 95, 96 or Political Science 41. Offered once a year. (Political Science).