140 Criminal Law

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Course Areas of Practice
Evaluation Methods
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Degree Requirements
Course Type
  • Lecture
Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law

Fall 2021

2021
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr. MWTh 9:00 AM-10:25 AM Scharf Hall

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2021

2021
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.03 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Nita A. Farahany MWTh 9:00 AM-10:25 AM

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.04 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Ben K. Grunwald MWTh 9:00 AM-10:25 AM

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Fall 2020

2020
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Sara Sun Beale MWTh 2:00 PM-3:25 PM

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.02 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Samuel W. Buell MWTh 10:55 AM-12:20 PM

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.03 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr. MWTh 9:00 AM-10:25 AM

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2020

2020
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.03 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Samuel W. Buell MWTh 9:20-10:45 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.04 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr. MTuWTh 8:05AM - 9:10AM 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Fall 2019

2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Ben K. Grunwald MWTh 2:00-3:25 PM 4000

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.02 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Eisha Jain MWTh 10:55-12:20 PM 4042

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2019

2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.03 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Sara Sun Beale M-Th 3:35-4:40 PM 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.04 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr. M-Th 8:05-9:10 AM 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Fall 2018

2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Samuel W. Buell MWTh 10:55-12:20 PM 4055

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.02 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Ben K. Grunwald MWTh 3:35-5:00 PM 4047

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2018

2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.03 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr. M-Th 8:05-9:10 AM 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.04 4.5
  • Final Exam
  • Class participation
Nita A. Farahany MWTh 9:05-10:45 AM 4047

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Fall 2017

2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Variable by section
Sara Sun Beale M-Th 3:35-4:35 PM 4045

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.02 4.5
  • Variable by section
Ben K. Grunwald MWTh 3:35-5:00 PM 4047

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2017

2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.03 4.5
  • Variable by section
Samuel W. Buell MWTh 11:00-12:20 PM 3037

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.04 4.5
  • Variable by section
James E. Coleman, Jr. MWTh 11:00-12:20 PM 3043

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Fall 2016

2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.01 4.5
  • Variable by section
Sara Sun Beale M-Th 1:45-2:46 PM 4000

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.02 4.5
  • Variable by section
Nita A. Farahany MWTh 9:15-10:50 AM 4042

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

Spring 2016

2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

140.02 4.5 Samuel W. Buell MWTh 11:00-12:20 PM 4047

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

140.03 4.5 James E. Coleman, Jr. M-Th 8:20-9:20 AM 3037

An introductory study of the law of crimes and the administration of criminal justice. One of the purposes of this course is to introduce the students to the nature of social control mechanisms and the role of law in a civilized society.

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.