SUBSTANTIVE CRIMINAL LAW
Summer 2012 2d Term
Ralph Bailey, Jr., Esq.
404-775-9881 (cell) 404-855-5103 (office)
Morrow Campus Phone:
Morrow Campus Fax:
MEETING TIME AND LOCATION
Saturday 8:30am – 1:30 pm
Samaha, Joel, Criminal Law, 10th Edition.
APA Publication Manual. 6th Edition, American Psychological Association. ISBN 10: 1433805618
This course consists of three (3) credit hours. This course will teach the student about the creation and application of substantive criminal law. This class will cover topics regarding the nature and origins of criminal law, substantive due process, elements of criminal liability, the doctrine of complicity, incomplete crimes, defenses of criminal liability, and the elements of crimes against persons, habitation, property, the public order, and morals.
Saint Leo University Core Value:
Personal Development. Saint Leo University stresses the development of every person’s mind, spirit and body for a balanced life. All members of the Saint Leo University community must demonstrate their commitment to personal development to help strengthen the character of our community.
This course covers the creation and application of substantive criminal law. Topics covered include the nature and origins of criminal law, substantive due process, elements of criminal liability, the doctrine of complicity, uncompleted crimes, defenses to criminal liability, and the elements of crimes against persons, habitation, property, the public order, and morals.
Students with Disabilities:
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Academic Honor Code
The Academic Honor Code is published in its entirety in the Saint Leo University Catalog. The first paragraph is quoted below: As members of an academic community that places a high value on truth and the pursuit of knowledge, Saint Leo University students are expected to be honest in every phase of their academic life and present as their own work only that which is genuinely theirs. Unless otherwise specified by the professor, students must complete homework assignments by themselves (or if on a team assignment, with only their team members). If they receive outside assistance of any kind, they are expected to cite the source and indicate the extent of the assistance. Each student has the responsibility to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity and to refrain from cheating, plagiarism, or any other forms of academic dishonesty.
PROTECTION OF THE ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT:
Disruption of academic process is the act or words of a student in a classroom or teaching environment which in the reasonable estimation of a faculty member: (a) directs attention away from the academic matters at hand, such as noisy distractions, persistent, disrespectful or abusive interruptions of lecture, exam or academic discussions, or (b) presents a danger to the health, safety or well being of the faculty member or students. Education is a cooperative endeavor – one that takes place within a context of basic interpersonal respect. We must therefore make the classroom environment conducive to the purpose for which we are here. Disruption, intentional and unintentional, is an obstacle to that aim. We can all aid in creating the proper environment, in small ways (such as turning off beepers and cell phones, and neither chatting nor sleeping in class), and in more fundamental ways. So, when we speak in class, we can disagree without...
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