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Fall 2023 Course

Criminal Law 7

Exam Type: One-Day Takehome

This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility; the significance of act, intent, causation, and result; justification and excuse; and the rationale of punishment. It considers these questions in the era of mass incarceration, and how to approach questions it raises about common law, constitutional law and structures, and justice in today’s criminal legal system.