Criminal Law

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Course No: CRIM.2340-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13794

Course Description

The historical origins and development of criminal law from the early common law to contemporary decisions and statutes. Constitutional and statutory factors as they pertain to criminal responsibility, capacity, crimes against persons and property, defenses to criminal charges and sentences. Sections of the Massachusetts Criminal Code and other statutes will be covered where applicable.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: For permission numbers and questions regarding the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program, please email
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Steven Zane
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.S. in Criminal Justice: Paralegal Option, Security Management & Homeland Security Certificate, B.S. in Criminal Justice

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