Criminal Law, 9th Edition / Edition 9

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Overview

A highly accessible, student-friendly text, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW is ideal for instructors who prefer not to assign lengthy case excerpts and prefer a more prescriptive approach to teaching criminal law. The text exposes students to the language of criminal law without overwhelming them and provides comprehensive coverage of all the major components of substantive criminal law. The text's excellent coverage of current issues, accessible writing style, and numerous pedagogical aids help students understand complex legal topics more so than any other text on the market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534624569
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/31/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas J. Gardner is a proven author and widely respected practicing attorney with more than fifty years of experience, including several years as an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Gardner received his law degree from Marquette Law School.

Terry M. Anderson is an attorney and professor of law at Creighton University School of Law where he teaches Contracts, Insurance, and Secured Transactions in Personal Property. He received his bachelor's and law degree from the University of North Dakota, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and case editor of the NORTH DAKOTA LAW REVIEW. Professor Anderson earned his master of laws degree from Harvard Law School.

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Table of Contents

Part I: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW. 1. Criminal Law Generally. 2. Purposes, Scope, and Sources of Criminal Law. 3. Essential Elements of a Crime. 4. Criminal Liability. 5. Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime. 6. The Law Governing the Use of Force. 7. Other Criminal Defenses. 8. Criminal Punishment. 9. Jurisdiction. Part II: THE BALANCING OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS WITH THE NEED FOR PUBLIC ORDER. 10. Guaranteed Freedoms and Public Order. Part III: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON. 11. Homicide. 12. Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person. Part IV: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY. 13. Theft, Robbery, and Burglary. 14. Shoplifting, Cyber Crimes and Other Commercial Crimes. 15. Fraud and Other Property Crimes. Part V: SEX CRIMES. 16. Rape and Related Sex Crimes. 17. Prostitution, Related Offenses, and AIDS. Part VI: OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT. 18. Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crimes. 19. Terrorism. 20. Organized Crime and Gangs. 21. Contempt, Crimes by Public Officials, and Crimes Against Government. Appendix A: Applicable Sections of the U.S. Constitution. Appendix B: Glossary of Legal Terms. Table of Cases. Index.

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