American Criminal Law / Edition 1by Markus D. Dubber
Pub. Date: 03/01/2005
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
This casebook presents up-to-date materials on the complex reality of modern American criminal law. It includes edited cases and statutes, substantial chapter introductions, and highlights on pedagogical approaches (e.g., rules v. standards). Organized with cross-references to highlight connections, clear conceptual structure, and consideration of Model Penal Code throughout. Cases on recent developments include sentencing guidelines, internet crime, white collar crime, drug offenses, possession offenses, hate crimes, victims' rights, state v. federal power, executive v. legislative criminal lawmaking, and the "war on terror." Also includes materials on common crimes such as shoplifting, traffic offenses, and collateral effects of drug convictions.
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