LEG 320-Criminal Law

This course familiarizes the student with the origins of criminal lawand explores its historical development into modern American crimescodes. Each lesson introduces the student to substantive criminal lawand associated legal principles and terminology. This coursecontrasts elements of crimes against persons, crimes againstproperty, cyber-crime, white collar crime, and other types of crime.Early and modern approaches to identifying, deterring, preventing,detecting, prosecuting, and punishing criminal behavior are alsoexamined.