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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue 
2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IS 450 - Criminal Law

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course presents a general survey of substantive criminal law, that is the principles, theories, and important legal decisions defining criminal offenses and defenses. Substantive criminal law examines the conduct of the defendant. Time permitting; we may also delve into some procedural criminal law, which is based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s interpretations of the Bill of Rights. Criminal procedure evaluates the conduct of police and prosecutors. The course will utilize the casebook method of teaching favored by most law school courses.