Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2020

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 19739
  • Meets: Wed & Fri
  • Time: 10:30 am - 11:45 am
  • Location: 104
  • Exam: 11/30-12/11
  • 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. Sections 1 and 2.  See 1L Schedule.