Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2022

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 51914
  • Meets: Mon & Wed
  • Time: 1:10 pm - 2:25 pm
  • Location: 104
  • Exam: Dec 01, 2022 1:30 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:

First Year Class. Sections 3 and 4. See 1L Schedule.