Division of Criminal Justice

Contact Info

Email: lkubicek@csus.edu

Phone: 916.278.5066

Office: ALP-103

Laurie Kubicek, Professor


B.A.:  California State University, Stanislaus - Criminal Justice conc. Corrections
J.D.:  UOP McGeorge School of Law


Substantive Criminal Law, Juvenile Justice, Government and Policy


Crime in California: A Case Reader in Caliornia Criminal Law offers a well balanced approach to teaching California criminal law to undergraduate students. Students learn the substantive criminal law as well as important critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills by engaging in the case briefing method of study. Crime in California provides narrative chapters which explain the nuances of each area of law in a way students can understand and provides a thorough body of case law which can be used to illustrate these principles in an exciting way.