Criminal Law and Procedureby John M. Scheb
Pub. Date: 01/01/1989
Publisher: West Group
The Schebs bring a combined experience that is both practical as well as academic; they also author law texts for West. The text covers all of the necessary content in a manageable fashion and integrates the material in a logical manner. Utilizing extensive case material, this book has been thoroughly updated to include the latest Supreme Court decisions and other developments in criminal justice.
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Table of Contents1. Preface. PART I. INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedure. 2. The Organization of the Criminal Justice System. PART II. THE SUBSTANTIVE CRIMINAL LAW. 3. Constitutional Limitations on the Prohibition of Criminal Conduct. 4. Elements of Crimes: Parties to Crime. 5. Inchoate Offenses. 6. Offenses Against Persons. 7. Crimes Against Poverty. 8. Crimes Against Public Morality. 9. Alcohol and Drug Offenses. 10. White-Collar and Organized Crime. 11. Offenses Against Public Health and the Environment. 12. Offenses Against Public Order and Safety. 13. Offenses Against Justice and Public Administration. 14. Criminal Responsibility and Defenses. PART III: LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. 16. Arrest, Interrogation, and Identification. 17. The Pretrial Process. 18. The Criminal Trial. 19. Sentencing and Punishment. 20. Appeal and Postconviction Relief. PART IV: SPECIALIZED TOPICS IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. 21. Juvenile Justice. 22. The Military Justice System.
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