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Criminal Justice 107: Criminal Law has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging Criminal Justice topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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13 chapters in Criminal Justice 107: Criminal Law

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Lesson 1 - American Law: History & Origins from English Common Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Sources of Law in the American Legal System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Criminal Law? - Definition, Purpose, Types & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Criminal Law vs. Civil Law: Definitions and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division: History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is a Statute? - Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56792].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56792].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is the Rule of Law? - Definition & Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is the Model Penal Code? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Original Jurisdiction? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Federal, State and Concurrent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Original Versus Appellate Jurisdiction: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17906].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17906].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - General vs. Specific Jurisdiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Court Functions: Original and Appellate Jurisdiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Federal Question Jurisdiction: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Supplemental Jurisdiction: Statute & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: Definition & International Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[354687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Jurisdiction over Property: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Crime: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Elements of a Crime: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mens Rea: Definition, Types, Requirement & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19035].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19035].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Actus Reus: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Concurrence: Legal Definition & Exceptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56656].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56656].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Causation: Legal Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Inchoate Crimes: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19440].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19440].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a Conspiracy in Law? - Definition, Meaning & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56796].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56796].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - General Intent Crimes: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234434].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234434].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Specific Intent Crimes: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234436].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234436].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types of Defense Against a Criminal Charge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Self-Defense: Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Necessity Defense: Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Duress Defense: Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Intoxication & Law: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Criminal Insanity: Cases, Law & Defense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19518].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19518].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Insanity Defense: Definition, Famous Cases, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19434].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19434].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - M'Naghten Rule: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Psychological Evaluations & the Law: Competency to Stand Trial and the Insanity Defense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12518].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12518].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Mistake of Fact: Definition, Forms & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Battered Woman Syndrome: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 13)}}
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Lesson 1 - Substantive Law vs. Procedural Law: Definitions and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Substantive Criminal Law: Definition & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Due Process in Crime Control? - Definition & Guarantees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Criminal Procedure Rules: Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Legal Restraints on Police Actions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Police Intelligence, Interrogations & Miranda Warnings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Search & Seizure: Definition, Laws & Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19512].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19512].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Exclusionary Rule: Definition, History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What Is a Warrant? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Supreme Court Decisions on Constitutional Criminal Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What Is the Patriot Act? - Definition, Summary, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 13)}}
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Lesson 1 - The Relationship Between Crime & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Crime and Deviance in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: Punishment and Due Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sentencing Issues and Trends in the U.S. Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Structured Criminal Sentencing: Definition, Types & Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Aggravating Factors in Law: Definition & Sentencing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Mitigating Factors in Law: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Traditional & Alternative Criminal Sentencing Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types & Goals of Contemporary Criminal Sentencing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Theories of Reward & Punishment: Retribution, Utilitarianism & Restitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Deterrence in Criminology: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Indeterminate Criminal Sentencing: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What Is a Life Sentence? - Definition, Length & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Capital Punishment: Definition, Forms & Moral Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 13)}}
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Lesson 1 - Sexual Assault: Laws & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Sexual Battery: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Crimes Against Morality: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Solicitation: Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Child Sexual Abuse: Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Age of Consent: Definition, History & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Characteristics of Voyeurism, Frotteurism & Pedophilia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 13)}}
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Lesson 1 - Property Crime: Definition, Types & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19436].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19436].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Robbery: Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Theft? - Definition, Laws & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Petty Theft? - Definition, Consequences & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Larceny? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Motor Vehicle Theft: Definition, Statistics & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56768].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56768].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Burglary: Definition, Degrees & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is a Home Invasion? - Definition, Statistics & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19430].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19430].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Crimes Against Property: Definition, Cases & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(10, 13)}}
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Lesson 1 - What Is Assault? - Definition of an Intentional Tort Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Battery: The Elements of an Intentional Tort Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Transferred Intent for Assault and Battery Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9708].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9708].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Child Abuse? - Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Emotional Child Abuse? - Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Mandated Reporting: Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Failing to Report Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect as a Mandated Reporter Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Abusive Relationships: Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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