In addition to the first-year criminal law course, Vanderbilt's large criminal law faculty and adjunct faculty teaches over twenty courses in the second and third years that focus on criminal theory and practice, criminal procedure, juvenile justice, international criminal law, mental health law, and various other areas connected to criminal law. For a list of upper class courses and a sample registration, see our Academics page. The program also features academic roundtables and symposia aimed at exploring current legal scholarship on criminal justice issues.
(a product of the Criminal Justice Program and the Koch Foundation)
A 32-page primer on risk assessment instruments for judges, parole boards and correctional officials, explaining what the instruments do and how to evaluate their relevance, accuracy and fairness.