2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 3140 - Criminal Law


This course is designed to introduce students to the substantive aspects of criminal law. Students will examine the origins of criminal law, its role in society and the concept of criminal responsibility. In addition, we will discuss the sources of criminal law; the general principles of criminal responsibility; defenses; the specific element of numerous crimes including homicide, sex offenses, crimes against persons, and property crimes; and, philosophies of punishment. Prerequisites: CJ 1110 . Open to Junior/Senior level students only. Offered every Fall. (4 Credits)



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