Criminal Law

Class Information Fall 2021

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 36058
  • Meets: Tues & Thurs
  • Time: 10:30 am - 11:45 am
  • Location: 103
  • Exam: Dec 14, 2021 9:00 am
  • 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.