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Last updated: 1/30/2011 9:14:18 PM
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CRIMINAL LAW SYLLABUS


 

CLASS               SUBJECTS                                  ASSIGNMENT

 

1                       Intro to Criminal Law                    Ewing v California (76)

           

 

2                      Corpus Delicti Rule                       Keeler v Superior Court (16)

                        “Born Alive” Rule                         CA Penal Code 187

                        Abortion                                    Text Page 220-221 “Abortion”

 

 

3                      Unintentional Killings                    Text page 621-622 “Malice”

                                                                        Errington's Case (105)

                                                                        King v State (110)

                                                                        Comm. v McLaughlin (108)

                                                                        People v Rodriguez (170)

                                                                        CA Penal Code 192

                                                                        Homicide Flow Charts

 

 

4                       Intentional Killings                       State v Guebara (148)

                                                                        People v Chevalier (153)

                                                                        Commonwealth v Troila (157)

                                                                        People v. Borchers (158)

                                                                        Harris v State (178)

                                                                        People v. Perez (134)

                                                                        CA Penal Code 189

 

 

5                      Felony Murder                            State v. Hokenson (115)

                        Misdemeanor-Manslaughter           State v Mayle (124)

                                                                        People v. Patterson (118)

                                                                        People v. Hansen (126)

                                                                        State v Horton (671)

 

 

6                       Rape                                        Text  221-222 “Rape”

                                                                        Commonwealth v. Mlinarich (222)

                                                                        Commonwealth v. Berkowitz (239)

                                                                        CA Penal Code 261

 

 

7                      Rape                                         People v. Galvarino-Gonzalez (245)

                                                                        People v. Iniguez (248)

                                                                        Jones v. State (255)

                                                                        Commonwealth v. Lopez (257)

 

 

8                      Assault                                      State v. Jimerson (197)

                        Battery                                      United States v Bell (200)

                        Stalking                                     State v. Capwell (204)

                                                                        Commonwealth v. Matsos (215)

                                                                        CA Penal Code 245

 

 

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