Criminal Law

Class Information Spring 2021

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 26272
  • Meets: Monday & Wednesday
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: online
  • Exam: May 14, 2021
  • Course Description

Ellen S. Kreitzberg

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.