Explain the role of individuals and federal, state, and local government agencies in crime fighting and prosecution of criminal offenses.

  • Explain the role of individuals and federal, state, and local government agencies in crime fighting and prosecution of criminal offenses.
  • Analyze the essential legal elements of criminal conduct.
  • Explain the concept of criminal liability.
  • Apply the concept of criminal responsibility and give examples of justifications, excuses, and incapacity for criminal acts.
  • Contrast crimes against persons, crimes against property, and other types of criminal conduct.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in criminal law.
  • Write clearly and concisely about criminal law using proper writing mechanics.