2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Favorites (opens a new window)

A J 22 Concepts of Criminal Law


Units: 3
Prerequisites: A J 21 Criminal Justice in Society  with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: A J 21 .
Advisories: ENG 1A  with a grade of “C” or better and ability to read at the 12th grade level.
This course offers an analysis of the doctrines of criminal liability in the United States and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. This course utilizes case law and case studies to introduce students to criminal law. The completion of this course offers a foundation upon which upper-division criminal justice courses will build. The course will also include some limited discussion of prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes. (UC, CSU, C-ID AJ 120)



Add to Favorites (opens a new window)