Students will be able to understand and apply the various theories of punishment.
Elements of a Crime
Students will understand the elements that make up a crime, including mens rea and actus rea.
Students will have an ability to read statutory language from the model penal code and apply it to the facts of a given case.
Penal Code & Common Law
Students will be versed in the differences between the model penal code and the
common law as they apply to various crimes.