Criminal Law

Need help with your law school Criminal Law course?  Do you want to boost your scores on Criminal Law midterms or finals?

PASS offers a variety of Criminal Law academic success opportunities.  The PASS online workshops review the most heavily tested areas in Criminal Law, and put them in plain English with easy-to-understand examples. This supplemental course is designed to develop your legal analysis and writing skills while reinforcing the black letter law rules and theories you must know to succeed on your Criminal Law midterms and finals.   The Criminal Law workshops include more than 3 hours of interactive lecture.  Using the PASS approach checklists, you will learn how to break apart, analyze and draft a complete response to six essay-length hypotheticals.

These  Criminal Law workshops will help you to fully understand the homicidal offenses (first degree murder, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, and involuntary manslaughter), the non-homicidal offenses against people such as battery and rape, the structure crimes (arson and burglary), the personal property theft crimes (larceny, robbery, embezzlement and others), inchoate crimes (attempt, conspiracy, solicitation) and the common defense theories (justifications, excuses and mitigation theories).

Sign up today for the PASS Criminal Law online academic support course.  Price $39.95.  Click  here to enroll.

PASS also publishes a workbook style Study Guide: PASS Criminal Law. PASS Criminal Law is an easy-to-use study aid to help you pass criminal law exams in law school and on the bar exam. It’s not a long treatise. You won’t fall asleep reading it!  It’s an interactive workbook that includes the most heavily tested rules in a format that helps you learn how the issues are typically tested. The Guide also helps you become fluent with the criminal law terminology essential to exam success, with many “test yourself” opportunities and a glossary of terms. In addition to the short-answer questions, there are full-length practice Criminal Law essay questions with explanatory answers. The guide and online course also include tips on how to study, outline, and complete practice questions to prepare most effectively for your exams.

Would PASS online academic support help you?  How solid is your mastery of criminal law?  Test yourself:

  • State all the elements of robbery,
  • Name the 3 most commonly used tests for insanity, and give the rule for each,
  • Explain the deadly weapon doctrine and give an example of how the presumption it gives rise to may be rebutted,
  • Note the key differences between larceny and larceny by trick,
  • Name four ways malice aforethought is generally established

If you cannot quickly and confidently answer each of these questions, let the PASS Criminal Law study guide and online workshops prepare you for success.