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Spring 2018
5303 Criminal Law - KWOK- 11790

Professor(s): David Kwok (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 211  TUII

Course Outline: This substantive criminal law course aims to provide you with four basic competencies to equip you to practice criminal law, and these skills will serve you well as lawyers in whatever field you may choose. First, the course will familiarize you with blackletter criminal law. A second area of competency this course will provide is the skill of statutory analysis. Third, this course will prepare you to address the most fundamental ethical and philosophical issues regarding the punishment of human beings for wrong doing. A fourth thing this course will do is to introduce you to some of the practice skills you will need to handle criminal law cases as a lawyer.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 1/22/18

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Introduction; Read Dressler 1-28.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/07 9am-12pm  211 TU2  215 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 (10/9/2017 3:44:34 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law (6th ed.) - ISBN: 9780314279828. Paul Robinson, Criminal Law Case Studies (4th ed.) - ISBN: 9780314908629.