Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the elements of disorderly conduct and the types of acts punished by the crime of disorderly conduct.
  2. Distinguish the crime of riot from the crime of disorderly conduct.
  3. Understand crimes against the quality of life and the broken windows theory.
  4. Know the types of laws that regulate the driving of motor vehicles.
  5. Discuss vagrancy and loitering and the use of the law to regulate homelessness.
  6. Understand the debate on the overreach of criminal law.}
  7. Know the definition of the crime of prostitution and various crimes related to prostitution.
  8. Understand the definition of obscenity and the difference between obscenity and child pornography.
  9. Discuss the reason for the crime of cruelty to animals.