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  • Expanded review questions for all case studies throughout
  • Fully updated to reflect current court cases, including the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case, the 2013 Kermit Gosnell case, and the recent Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
  • All-new coverage of moral crimes and state crimes and expanded coverage of terrorism
  • Updated to include information on computer-based offenses, cybercrime, and identity theft
  • A full suite of ancillary resources, including Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint format and a Test Bank

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763759131
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/10/2009
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Ch. 1 Introduction to the Study of Criminal Law 1
Ch. 2 Constitutional Limits on the Definition and Punishment of Crimes 57
Ch. 3 The General Elements of Crimes 161
Ch. 4 Justification Defenses 241
Ch. 5 Excuse Defenses 281
Ch. 6 Criminal Homicide 331
Ch. 7 Rape and Sexual Assault 419
Ch. 8 Other Crimes against the Person 455
Ch. 9 Property Crimes and Crimes against Habitation 475
Ch. 10 White Collar Crimes 509
Ch. 11 Liability for the Conduct of Another 537
Ch. 12 Inchoate Crimes 553
App. A Case Reporters and Case Citations 589
App. B American Law Institute Model Penal Code [Selected Portions] 595
Index 623
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