Beth A. Colgan

Beth A. Colgan

Professor of Law
B.A. Stanford University, 1995
J.D. Northwestern University School of Law, 2000

UCLA Faculty Since 2014

B. Colgan

This course covers selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the definition of crime such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea and general doctrines such as...

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B. Colgan

In recent years increasing attention has been paid to the government's reliance on the use of economic sanctions (fines, forfeitures, fees, restitution, court and probation costs, etc.) as both a...

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B. Colgan

This course studies Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment constitutional restraints on the activities of law enforcement officers during the investigatory stage of the criminal process. Special...

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B. Colgan

This course will investigate the legal and policy implications of current topics in criminal law and procedure. Past topics have included civil asset forfeiture, opioid abuse, marijuana legalization,...

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B. Colgan / J. Schwartz

This course will examine five key moments in time in which policing and crime shaped the history of Los Angeles: the mob fights of the prohibition era; the Watts Riots of the 1960s; the beating of...

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