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Spring 2018
5303 Criminal Law - CRUMP- 11791

Professor(s): David Crump (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 240  TUII

Course Outline: Criminal Law cover/s the moral and penological principles underlying the definition of a crime, such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea, and general doctrines such as mistakes of fact and law, and causation. The course also considers inchoate offenses, such as criminal attempts and conspiracy. The course also considers full and partial defenses to crimes, such as self-defense, provocation, and insanity. In considering the process of translating these principles into law, specific offenses, such as criminal homicide and rape, and their development through the common law and modern statutes, are studied in detail.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 1/3/18

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Please see syllabus for assignment - please read the readings listed in "Class #1" - from I.A. through I.E. Please note per syllabus that those readings in CAPITAL letters should be emphasized.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/07 9am-12pm  144 TU2  111 TU2  

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (1/11/2018 7:13:58 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: REQUIRED BOOKS (2): Crump et al., Criminal Law: Cases, Statutes & Lawyering Strategies 3rd ed. 2014 (ISBN: 9780769882703); Crump & Mertens, The Story of a Criminal Case: The State vs Albert Delman Greene, 2d ed. (ISBN: 9780916081001); PLUS COPIED MATERIALS TO PICK UP IN TUII-114 NOW (1/9/2018)