Curriculum

Criminal Law: Current Events

Credits: 2.00
Faculty: Gerald Shargel

This course will probe current topics and events in Criminal Law. Each week, students will receive an email with a topic and an assignment for the week. The assignment may relate to a pending case, proposed or enacted legislation or perhaps a recent reported speech on substantive or procedural changes or developments in criminal law. Students will be required to discuss each week's issue at that week's class.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. The grade in the course will be based 50% on the quality of class participation. A paper is required.