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A study of the nature of criminal law including the historical and philosophical developments of substantative and procedural law. Students will learn to define and apply terms of law and concepts thta accompany them; discuss the clsassifications of crime; discuss and relate the elements of crimes and the penalties attached thereto according to the model penal code; and discuss the criminal responsibilities of persons. This course will focus on criminal law using the Penal Code. The course will also examine and analyze the structure and function of substantive criminal law and the principles of criminal law, including the acts, mental state, and attendant circumstances that are necessary elements of crime.

Credits: 3


  • CJL 200  (with a min grade of C-)

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