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Courses 2012 - 2013

LAW A 505 Criminal Law

Credits: 2-5, Variable


An examination of the basic principles, concepts, and purposes of substantive criminal law. Topics include legality, actus reus, mens rea, strict liability, causation, insanity, intoxication, mistake, justification, excuse, parties, attempt, conspiracy, and homicide. The course may cover other specific crimes such as larceny and may emphasize statutory interpretation.

Spring, 5 Credit(s)

Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Fan, Mary
Hardisty, James
McMurtrie, Jacqueline

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