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Overview

Truly contemporary coverage in an innovative modular format.

Criminal Law and Procedure, 1/e, is a fresh, contemporary approach to criminal law and criminal procedure. The text offers an effective balance of these two subjects in a concise presentation that engages students with current issues and relatable content. Chapters are organized into self-contained modules that facilitate learning and allow instructors to customize their usage of the text. Coverage includes mainstream forms of criminal activity and procedure as well as the most recent hot-button issues such as cyberterrorism.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132375771
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 778,370
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas. A Seattle native, he received both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999 to 2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined University of Texas at Dallas in the fall of 2006. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, ranging from legal issues in policing to crime measurement. He is also the author or coauthor of numerous textbooks, including Introduction to Criminal Justice (with Larry J. Siegel, 13th ed., Cengage, 2012) and Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal (4th ed., Prentice Hall, 2013); coeditor of The Changing Role of the American Prosecutor (SUNY, 2009); and editor of the journal Police Quarterly.

Jennifer L. Moore is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. She obtained her B.A. in government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and her J.D. with honors from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to entering academics, Professor Moore practiced at a large law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Her legal practice included corporate litigation, antitrust litigation, and white-collar criminal defense. Professor Moore has also published articles on a wide range of legal topics, with a specific focus on criminal-law issues.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 1 Legal Foundations

Part II: Criminal Law

Chapter 2 Limitations on the Criminal Law

Chapter 3 The Elements of Criminal Liability

Chapter 4 Complicity and Vicarious Liability

Chapter 5 Inchoate Crimes

Chapter 6 Crimes Against Persons

Chapter 7 Crimes Against Property

Chapter 8 Crimes Against the State and Public Order

Chapter 9 Criminal Defenses

Part III: Criminal Procedure

Chapter 10 Introduction to Criminal Procedure

Chapter 11 Search and Seizure

Chapter 12 Interrogation and Identification Procedures

Chapter 13 Pretrial Procedure

Chapter 14 Charging and Pleading

Chapter 15 Trial and Beyond

Appendix A: U.S. Constitution and Amendments

Appendix B: Briefing Cases

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