Course Catalog Entry

Course ID: JA  395
Effective Date: 07/01/1999
Title: Criminal Law and Evidence
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Principles of criminal liability and the legislative and judicial processes by which acts and omissions are criminalized, investigated, and prosecuted. Topics include: crimes against persons, crimes against property, victimless crimes, and white collar crime. Exploration of issues related to legal capacity, defenses, and insanity. State and federal criminal rules of evidence identified and used to explain specific evidentiary issues relating to criminal law.


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