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04/21/2015
By Andrew Horwitz
I joined the faculty at Roger Williams University School of Law just over 20 years ago because I saw that the school was dedicated to a very special mission.  The law school’s founders...

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Criminal Law

Course Number: 
LAW.623
Credits: 
3

This course examines the general principles of substantive criminal law and concepts of mens rea, causation, parties, elements, criminal responsibility and capacity, justification, excuse and defenses.