Overview of Criminal Law
The chapter introduces the concept of criminal law and the procedures for enforcing those laws. It will explore the Constitutional authority of the government to pass criminal laws, the enforcement methods, and identifies specific types of criminal laws. It breaks down criminal conduct into the basic elements necessary to demonstrate criminal liability. It explores the process and procedure for enforcing criminal laws and the Constitutional limitations on the government that serve to protect individual rights. Lastly, it explores numerous federal and state criminal statutes that routinely affect business practices.
VOCABULARY & CONCEPTS