Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2017

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 59768
  • Meets: Mon & Wed
  • Time: 2:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
  • Location: 238
  • Exam: Dec 01, 2017 1:30 p.m.
  • Course Description
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Michelle Oberman

Katharine and George Alexander 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.