Table of Contents
PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW. 1. Criminal Law Generally. 2. Purposes, Scope, and Sources of Criminal Law. 3. Essential Elements of a Crime. 4. Criminal Liability. 5. Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime. 6. The Law Governing the Use of Force. 7. Other Criminal Defenses. 8. Criminal Punishment. 9. Jurisdiction. PART TWO: THE BALANCING OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS WITH THE NEED FOR PUBLIC ORDER. 10. The Limits of Free Speech. 11. Maintaining Public Order in Public and Private Places. 12. The Limits of Other Freedoms. PART THREE: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON. 13. Homicide. 14. Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person. PART FOUR: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY. 15. Theft, Robbery, and Burglary. 16. Shoplifting and Other Crimes Against Businesses and Corporations. 17. Fraud and Other Property Crimes. PART FIVE: SEX CRIMES. 18. Rape and Related Sex Crimes. 19. Prostitution, Related Offenses, and AIDS. PART SIX: OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT. 20. Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crimes. 21. Gangs, Organized Crime, and Terrorism. 22. The Crime of Contempt and Other Crimes Against Government.