Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 2

Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 2

by Matthew Lippman, Matthew R. Lippman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412988004

ISBN-13: 9781412988001

Pub. Date: 02/18/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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ISBN-13:
9781412988001
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/18/2010

Table of Contents

Preface
The Case Method
Chapter Organization
Organization of the Text
Fourth Edition
Ancillaries
Acknowledgments
1. The Nature, Purpose, and Function of Criminal Law
Introduction
The Nature of Criminal Law
Criminal and Civil Law
The Purpose of Criminal Law
The Principles of Criminal Law
Categories of Crime
Sources of Criminal Law
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
2. Constitutional Limitations
Introduction
The Rule of Legality
Bills of Attainder and Ex Post Facto Laws
Statutory Clarity
Equal Protection
Freedom of Speech
Privacy
The Right to Bear Arms
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
3. Punishment and Sentencing
Introduction
Punishment
Purposes of Punishment
Sentencing
Approaches to Sentencing
Sentencing Guidelines
Truth in Sentencing
Victims’ Rights
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Equal Protection
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
4. Actus Reus
Introduction
Criminal Acts
Status Offenses
Omissions
Possession
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
5. Mens Rea, Concurrence, Causation
Introduction
Mens Rea
Purposely
Knowingly
Recklessly
Negligently
Strict Liability
Concurrence
Causation
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
6. Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability
Introduction
Parties to a Crime
Actus Reus of Accomplice Liability
Mens Rea of Accomplice Liability
Accessory After the Fact
Vicarious Liability
Automobiles, Parents, and Vicarious Liability
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
7. Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
Introduction
Attempt
Conspiracy
Solicitation
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
8. Justifications
Introduction
Mitigating Circumstances
Self-Defense
Defense of Others
Defense of the Home
Execution of Public Duties
Resisting Unlawful Arrests
Necessity
Consent
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
9. Excuses
Introduction
The Insanity Defense
Diminished Capacity
Intoxication
Age
Duress
Mistake of Law and Mistake of Fact
Entrapment
New Defenses
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
10. Homicide
Introduction
Types of Criminal Homicide
Actus Reus and Criminal Homicide
The Beginning of Human Life
The End of Human Life
Mens Rea and Criminal Homicide
Murder
Manslaughter
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
11. Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assault and Battery, Kidnapping, and False Imprisonment
Introduction
The Common Law of Rape
Assault and Battery
Kidnapping
False Imprisonment
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
12. Burglary, Trespass, Arson, and Mischief
Introduction
Burglary
Trespass
Arson
Criminal Mischief
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
13. Crimes Against Property
Introduction
Larceny
Embezzlement
False Pretenses
Theft
Identity Theft
Computer Crime
Receiving Stolen Property
Forgery and Uttering
Robbery
Carjacking
Extortion
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
14. White-Collar Crime
Introduction
Environmental Crimes
Occupational Health and Safety
Securities Fraud
Mail and Wire Fraud
The Travel Act
Health Care Fraud
Money Laundering
Antitrust Violations
Public Corruption
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
15. Crimes Against Public Order and Morality
Introduction
Disorderly Conduct
Riot
Public Indecencies: Quality-of-Life Crimes
The Overreach of Criminal Law
Obscenity
Cruelty to Animals
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
16. Crimes Against the State
Introduction
Treason
Sedition
Sabotage
Espionage
Terrorism
International Criminal Law
Chapter Summary
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Notes
Glossary
About the Author

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