Federal Crimes

SLN #: 13644
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 004
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Hessick

Course Description:
This class will study a number of uniquely federal crimes, such as RICO, CCE, civil rights violations, and crimes in Indian Country. It will also explore a number of issues that arise in the enactment and enforcement of federal criminal law, such as the bases for federal criminal jurisdiction and the choice between state, federal, or duplicative prosecutions. Students will be graded based on class participation, a short non-research paper, and a take-home final.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes; 10 page non-research paper
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Criminal Law & Constitutional Law
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Take-Home
Mid Term or Other Exam: No
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.