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)
First Year Class. Sections 1 and 2. See 1L Schedule.