Criminal Law

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Course No: CRIM.2340-061; SIS Class Nbr: 15430; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Open Added 8/2/19

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 Christopher_Harris@uml.edu
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: John Lu
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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

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