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LAW120 Criminal Law

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The philosophy of criminal responsibility, the laws defining crimes and establishing punishment, and the negation of criminal responsibility by reason of general and special defenses comprise the majority of topics discussed in this course. Particular areas, such as the defenses of mistake, insanity, and intoxication, and the impact of legal doctrine on the actual administration of criminal justice, are also explored.

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