Spring 2013
5303 Criminal Law - THOMPSON- 12977

Professor(s): Sandra Thompson (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TThLocation: 240  BLB

Course Outline:

Course Syllabus: Syllabus pdf

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites: No  

First Day Assignments: Welcome to Criminal Law! Here is the first day’s assignment. The syllabus is also available online and in your photocopied materials available in the Copy Center.

1/15 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

In the photocopied materials:

“Chapter 1, Process and Purposes”
“The Shelley Grant Pre-sentence Investigation Report”

Homework due on 1/17 by email before class or by hardcopy submitted in class: Please submit a 1-page discussion of how you, as a judge in New York, would sentence Shelley Grant. Explain your reasons and what goals you hope to accomplish by imposing the sentence on her. (This is a mandatory, albeit ungraded, assignment. It cannot help your grade, but the failure to submit the assignment in a timely and good faith manner can hurt your grade.)

Final Exam Schedule: 05/02 9am-noon  240 BLB  213 BLB  

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