2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
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CJS* K211 - Criminal Law I °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: CJS* K101 .
Corequisite: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S .
This course involves comprehensive study of sources, distinctions, and limitations relating to criminal law; the development of criminal law in the United States; the principles of criminal liability; various crimes and their elements; and the criteria considered in determining capacity and defenses. Connecticut Penal Code is used to relate Model Penal Code and Common Law materials specifically to Connecticut. Case studies and briefs are used to emphasize the acts, the mental state, and the attendant circumstances that are necessary ingredients in proving crimes.



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