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AJS 209 Substantive Criminal Law
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definitions of crimes and common defense.

Prerequisites: AJS 101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the development of common and statutory law.
2. (Analysis Level) Examine the relationship of law as a coercive form of social control.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze the relationship of the legislature and judiciary to the enactment and interpretation of law.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the basic elements of and parties to a crime.
5. (Synthesis Level) Categorize the classifications of crimes.
6. (Knowledge Level) Define the defenses against criminal responsibility.
7. (Analysis Level) Examine the principles of jurisdiction.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None