Spring 2020
5303 Criminal Law - CRUMP- 12371

Professor(s): David Crump (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 111  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

Course Notes:   Course packets: Ready for Pickup in 114 TUII. Suite is open 7a-5p daily. Please take ONE (1) shrinkwrap packet and initial by your name on the sign-out sheet.

NOTE: If you have not picked up a copy of "The Story of a Criminal Case" from the bookstore or other outlet, please pick up one when getting your course packet, same location.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/04 9am-noon      

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Yes

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/7/2019 10:42:21 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 DATE TBA