Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 230 - Criminal Law for Paralegals


(G and TP/SS only)

An introduction to substantive criminal laws in the Federal System and in Maryland for paralegals.  Students will learn the elements of the substantive criminal laws and how to apply the elements to fact patterns.  Students will participate in discussions of landmark cases affecting criminal laws. Students may not earn credit for CCJS 221 and this course. PREREQUISITE(S): LGST 102 , LGST 103 , and LGST 104 .
  Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of substantive criminal laws in Maryland.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of substantive criminal laws in the Federal System.
  • Develop an ability to spot substantive criminal laws in fact patterns.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of landmark cases surrounding substantive criminal laws.


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