Classification and Characterization of Crimes and Proceedings; Theories of Punishment; Burden of Proof; Sources and General Limitations: Common Law Crimes, Statutory Interpretation, Constitutional Limits on Creating Crimes, Jurisdiction; Basic Premises: Act or Omission, Mental States, Liability Without Fault, Causation; Responsibility: Insanity', Intoxication, Infancy; etc.; Justification and Excuse: Ignorance, Mistake, Duress, Necessity, Self-Defense, Defense of Others, etc; Anticipatory Offenses and Parties: Solicitation, Attempt, Conspiracy, Accomplices; Crimes Against the Person: Varieties of Murder, Voluntary and Involuntary Manslaughter, Aiding or Attempting Suicide, Assault, Battery; Mayhem; Crimes Relating to Property: Larceny, Embezzlement, False Pretenses, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property Robbery, Extortion or Blackmail, Burglary.
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