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Gilbert Law School Legends Audio Series: Criminal Law, 1st (2016) **NEW**

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Gilbert Law School Legends Audio Series: Criminal Law, 1st (2016) **NEW**

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Publisher: West Academic
Professor: John Burkoff
Media: mp3 (325MB), PDF (1MB)

Download 4 hours of lecture (mp3) and a 25-page handout (PDF) that will help you master this topic effortlessly.

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Product Overview:
With Law School Legends, you’ll get a brilliant law school professor explaining an entire subject to you in one simple, dynamic lecture. Law School Legends makes even the most difficult concepts crystal clear. You’ll understand the big picture and how all the concepts fit together. You’ll get hundreds of examples and exam tips, honed over decades in the classroom. But best of all, you’ll get insights you can only get from America’s greatest law professors.

Overview of Major Topics Covered:
Overview: Nine basic criminal law issues & skills
Developing "an eye" (attorney common sense)
Element Analysis
Appellate Court Standards of Review
What Is Punished?
Actus Reus
Mens Rea
First Degree/Premeditated Murder
Second Degree/Malice/Depraved Heart Murder
Felony Murder
Voluntary Manslaughter
Involuntary Manslaughter
Rape & Other Sex Offenses
Spousal Rape
Statutory Rape
Theft Offenses
Inchoate Offenses
Vicarious Culpability
Recap Nature of Defenses: Failure of Proof vs. Affirmative Defenses
Justification Defenses
Self Defense
Defense of Others
Defense of (Personal) Property
Defense of Habitation
Law Enforcement Defense
Psychological Defenses - Insanity (NGR)
Guilty But Mentally Ill (GBMI)
Diminished Capacity
Exam-Taking Tips

About the Professor:
John Burkoff is Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, where he has taught since 1976. He is a Michigan (A.B. & J.D.) and Harvard (LL.M) graduate, and has published forty-five books on criminal law and procedure subjects. Burkoff has been awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Public Service Award and the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award by the University of Pittsburgh, and has been voted Teacher of the Year by Pitt Law's 3L students. He has lectured at many law schools in the U.S. and abroad (Istanbul; Pamplona, Spain; Ghent, Belgium; Reykjavik, Iceland; Nairobi and Eldoret, Kenya; Bujumbura, Burundi), and has also taught U.S. judges at the National Judicial College, and Eastern European police chiefs at the National Police Academy in Tirana, Albania.
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