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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CR 170 - Criminal Law

Credit Hours: 3

A survey of the New York State and other states criminal law including definitions, terminology, application, culpability, justification, classification of crimes and sentences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • understand criminal law in general and the New York State Penal Law in particular;
  • distinguish between violations, misdemeanors and felonies;
  • understand the use of force; and
  • understand the terminology used in the criminal justice system.

F/S (C, N, S)