Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Law / Edition 11

Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Law / Edition 11

by Joel Samaha
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285062221

ISBN-13: 9781285062228

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Clear, concise, and cutting edge, Joel Samaha's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, 11th Edition helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress

Overview

Clear, concise, and cutting edge, Joel Samaha's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, 11th Edition helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress through the book, you'll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons, property, society, and the state. You'll also see these principles at work in the cases and crimes that illustrate them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285062228
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Criminal Law and Punishment: An Overview. 2. Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law. 3. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Actus Rea. 4. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Mens Rea, Concurrence, and Causation. 5. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications. 6. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses. 7. Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability. 8. Inchoate Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation. 9. Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide. 10. Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Bodily Injury, and Personal Restraint. 11. Crimes Against Property. 12. Crimes Against Public Order and Morals. 13. Crimes Against the State. Appendices (Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights). Glossary. Bibliography.

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