Criminal Law

Class Information Spring 2023

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 58132
  • Meets: Mon & Wed
  • Time: 7:10 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: (Online) 205
  • Exam: May 05, 2023 6:00 pm
  • Course Description

W. David Ball

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:

Evening Class. First Year Class. See 1L Schedule.

This class will be held Online, though the listed room (Charney Hall 205) will be reserved for students enrolled in this class for use (as needed) to view class sessions synchronously. 

In-person attendance is required for the final exam of this class, to be held in Charney Hall.