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Basic Criminal Law: The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes / Edition 3
     

Basic Criminal Law: The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes / Edition 3

by Anniken U. Davenport
 

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ISBN-10: 0135109469

ISBN-13: 9780135109465

Pub. Date: 01/21/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Basic Criminal Law, Third Edition offers a comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and to developing the real-world skills students will as paralegals or in other criminal justice roles. Thoroughly updated for the latest trends, it guides students through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves,

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Basic Criminal Law, Third Edition offers a comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and to developing the real-world skills students will as paralegals or in other criminal justice roles. Thoroughly updated for the latest trends, it guides students through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures. To promote interest, it presents crimes first and then procedures, and highlights current events and case law throughout. This edition’s new features include: completely revamped end-of-chapter material, including a comprehensive Building Your Professional Skills section; a new chapter on sex crimes; more coverage of evidence, technology, and appeals; more charts and diagrams; new state-specific examples, and updated case studies throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135109465
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
580
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is Criminal Law?

Chapter 2 What is a Crime?

Chapter 3 Crimes Against the Person: Murder

Chapter 4 Crimes Against the Person: Sex Crimes

Chapter 5 Crimes Against the Person: Other Violent Crimes

Chapter 6 Crimes Against Property

Chapter 7 Social Crimes

Chapter 8 Treason, Terrorism, & Wartime Criminal Justice

Chapter 9 Crimes Against the State

Chapter 10 Common Law Defenses

Chapter 11 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights Before Arrest

Chapter 12 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights After Arrest

Chapter 13 Criminal Procedure: The Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury

Chapter 14 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights Post-Conviction

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