Learning Objectives

  1. Know the law on the possession of alcohol by juveniles and the law on selling, serving, and giving alcohol to juveniles.
  2. Understand the law on public intoxication.
  3. Define driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, and driving with an unlawful blood alcohol level.
  4. Know the different ways a police officer may establish that an individual is in violation of a law prohibiting driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with an unlawful blood alcohol level.
  5. Appreciate the legal definition of gambling.
  6. Know how the federal law and state laws schedule controlled substances and the various types of drug related acts punishable under federal and state law.
  7. Understand the development of the criminal regulation of marijuana.
  8. Know the law on drug possession and possession with intent to deliver.
  9. Understand the constitutional status of mandatory minimum sentences and the debate over mandatory minimum sentences.
  10. Know the elements of the crime of possession of drug paraphernalia and why the possession of drug paraphernalia is a crime.
  11. Understand assets forfeiture and the difference between civil and criminal assets forfeiture.
  12. Know how drug courts differ from ordinary criminal courts.