Introduction

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

This course covers constitutional doctrines affecting substantive criminal law; interpretation of penal legislation; principles of culpability and conduct; analysis of harm; specific crimes, including assaults, sexual offenses, homicide (including causation), theft and related crimes, burglary, and arson; justification; incapacity; ignorance and mistake; relational doctrines; sanctions.

This required course is part of the Core Curriculum. All students are required to complete this course during their first year. Concepts introduced in this course are heavily tested on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) and New York Law Exam (NYLE).

3 Credits

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path

 

OTHER CRITERIA

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