Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2018

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 75788
  • Meets: Tues & Thurs
  • Time: 2:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
  • Location: 205
  • Exam: Nov 30, 2018 9:00 a.m.
  • Course Description

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.