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Unformatted text preview: C RIMINAL L AW F ALL 2009 C OURSE S YLLABUS Professor Ken Levy Ken.Levy@law.lsu.edu (225) 578-7365 (office) Office 420 O FFICE HOURS Mondays and Thursdays, 3:15-5:15 PM (and by appointment) O VERVIEW The study of criminal law breaks down into several categories: criminal justice, criminology, criminal theory, criminal procedure, white-collar crime, and substantive criminal law. We will be exploring parts of the last. Specifically, we will study the moral values and policy considerations that have helped to shape some criminal statutes and to inform some criminal-court decisions and criminal-law scholarship. Because these moral values and practical considerations are often controversial and in conflict with each other, criminal law continues to be the locus for much disagreement and debate. One of the main goals of this course is to bring these disagreements to light and determine how they might be resolved. C LASS MEETING TIMES IN W210 (O LD L AW B LDG .) Mondays 1:50 PM-2:50 PM Wednesdays. 1:50 PM-2:50 PM Thursdays 11:30 AM-12:30 PM C OURSE M ATERIALS Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials (8th ed.) by Sanford Kadish, Stephen (8th ed....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course HIST 24655 taught by Professor Pormarcio during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09