Criminal Law - Criminal Law Professor Bobis Spring 2000 St....

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Unformatted text preview: Criminal Law Professor Bobis Spring 2000 St. Johns University School of Law Prepared by Daniel B. O'Sullivan BACKGROUND MATERIAL.................................................................................................................................................................1 C IVIL V . C RIMINAL W RONGS ........................................................................................................................................................................1 T YPES OF C RIMES ........................................................................................................................................................................................1 R IGHT TO A J URY ........................................................................................................................................................................................1 B URDEN OF P ROOF ......................................................................................................................................................................................2 PRINCIPLES OF PUNISHMENT...........................................................................................................................................................2 J USTIFICATIONS OF P UNISHMENT ....................................................................................................................................................................2 P ROPORTIONALITY .......................................................................................................................................................................................4 Purpose of the Penal Law..................................................................................................................................................................4 Theories..............................................................................................................................................................................................4 Examples............................................................................................................................................................................................4 Constitutional Problems....................................................................................................................................................................5 CRIMINAL STATUTES AND LEGALITY...........................................................................................................................................7 I N GENERAL ................................................................................................................................................................................................7 T HEORY .....................................................................................................................................................................................................7....
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