5303 Criminal Law - DUNCAN- 12646
Meredith Duncan (FACULTY)
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B
Time: 10:30a-12:00p MWLocation:
Course Outline: Criminal Law is the study of criminal law theory -- why our society punishes criminal behavior, who should be punished, and how much punishment should be imposed. The course explores the history of criminal law as well as modern-day penal statutes, with particular emphasis on the Model Penal Code.
First Day Assignments: First day class assignment:
Criminal Law — For Monday, January 13th, please read and be prepared to discuss pp. 1-29 from the Dressler casebook (5th edition, 2009). The syllabus for this course will be posted soon at www.law.uh.edu/faculty/mduncan.
Final Exam Schedule: 04/30 9am-Noon
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement: No