726 Intro to Substantive Criminal Law, Fall 2018

Categories: Criminal Law

Section 001, Intro to Substantive Criminal Law - Klingele, Cecelia

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This course addresses the purposes and limits of the criminal law; the challenges of drafting and interpreting criminal legislation; and the key doctrines and principles applicable to criminal law.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
• Describe the basic legal standards that govern decision-making by prosecutors, judges, and juries in criminal cases.
• Identify the basic elements of a criminal statute.
• Apply statutes to new fact situations.
• Understand the primary Constitutional limits on the legislature’s ability to draft criminal statutes.
• Understand the ways in which criminal law has changed over time in response to changing public norms and institutional structures.
• Understand the operation of included offense statutes, and their effect on charging decisions and jury instructions.

Recent Offerings of this course by this instructor

Section 002, Intro to Substantive Criminal Law - Glinberg, Lanny

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Problems in defining what conduct should be subject to criminal penalties; the limitations of criminal law as a means for prevention and control of undesirable conduct.

Section 003, Intro to Substantive Criminal Law - Desai, Anuj

Course Page for Fall 2018 - Desai, Anuj

Problems in defining what conduct should be subject to criminal penalties; the limitations of criminal law as a means for prevention and control of undesirable conduct.

Section 004, Intro to Substantive Criminal Law - Stevenson, Adam

Course Page for Fall 2018 - Stevenson, Adam

Problems in defining what conduct should be subject to criminal penalties; the limitations of criminal law as a means for prevention and control of undesirable conduct.