CRMJ240N : Criminal Law and Prosecution

In this course, students will examine the purposes, scope, and sources of criminal law. Students will learn to differentiate the jurisdictional issues and requirements within the criminal court system and discover the essential elements of a crime. The relationship between these elements and an investigation will be explored. Students will evaluate a variety of criminal offenses and the application of criminal liability, criminal responsibility, and an individual's capacity to commit a crime. Students will gain an understanding of criminal prosecution and the corresponding criminal defenses.