This audio lecture overviews the sources and nature of criminal law. It examines the theories of punishment, actus reus, mens rea, mistake of fact, and actual and proximate causation. It also addresses various defenses and criminal acts. This series allows you to assimilate the essentials of the course at your convenience-listen while working, commuting, exercising, or just relaxing. The information and ideas you struggled with previously are now brought to life simply and succinctly. Also included is a one-hour review lecture and a handout for note taking. These audio lectures are timesaving, convenient, and effective.