Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2017

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 59765
  • Meets: Tue & Thu
  • Time: 1:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
  • Location: 241
  • Exam: Dec 01, 2017 9:00 a.m.
  • Course Description

David L. Sloss

John A. and Elizabeth H. Sutro Professor of Law

Criminal Law

Course Description:

Basic introduction to substantive criminal law. What act and mental state, together with what attendant circumstances or consequences, are necessary ingredients of various crimes. Includes a detailed analysis of many of the crimes against persons and property; responsibility (insanity, intoxication, infancy); defenses, justifications, and excuses; parties to crime and anticipatory offenses. Common law history and modern statutes are used as material. (One-semester course)

Class Notes:

First Year Class. See 1L Schedule.

Attendance is mandatory.