Criminal Law

Class Information Spring 2020

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 10189
  • Meets: Monday & Wednesday
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: 205
  • Exam: May 18, 2020 6:00 pm
  • Course Description

Kathleen M. Ridolfi

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. Section 7.