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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 3150 - Criminal Law

Credits: 4
This course is a survey of criminal law, including sources, classification, definitions, elements, defenses, and culpability. Specific topics include: homicide, assault and battery, domestic violence and protective orders, rape and sex offenses, theft crimes, criminal conspiracies, narcotics and alcohol offenses, white collar crimes, illegal firearms, Internet related crimes, the juvenile justice system, the role and impact of plea bargaining in the criminal justice system, victim’s rights, and punishment and sentencing. The course will also underscore the procedures associated with the judicial process, including criminal procedure and court jurisdiction on federal and state levels.
Fulfills: SOSC and X requirement in LS Core.