Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we are focusing on criminal law, specifically property crimes. These include robbery, larceny, embezzlement, extortion, burglary, receipt of stolen property, false pretenses, and arson.
In this episode we discuss:
- How to approach open-ended questions and specific questions
- A summary of the rules for eight property crimes
- The merger doctrine
- Analyzing two hypos involving property crimes, from the July 2004 and July 2012 California bar exams
- Property crime defenses
- Specific intent versus general intent
Thanks for listening!