Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional / Edition 3

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Overview

In this third edition of Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional, Norman M. Garland—through his multiple perspectives as a Professor of Law, a former criminal defense attorney, and a former prosecutor—presents a comprehensive introduction to the basic criminal law structure at the heart of the criminal justice system in the United States. Straightforward yet analytical, the text aims at delivering to students a timely overview of the state of American criminal law in the global and volatile climate of the twenty-first century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078026386
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/6/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 325,141
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

About the Author

PART I Criminal Law and the Criminal Justice System

CHAPTER 1 Nature, Origins, Purposes, Structure, and Operation of the Criminal Justice System

CHAPTER 2 Constitutional Limitations on the Criminal Law

CHAPTER 3 Classification of Crimes and Basic Elements of Criminal Responsibility

PART II The Elements of Crime

CHAPTER 4 Parties to a Crime

CHAPTER 5 Incomplete Crimes

CHAPTER 6 Defenses to Crimes

CHAPTER 7 Punishment and Sentencing

PART III Types of Crime

CHAPTER 8 Criminal Homicide

CHAPTER 9 Crimes against Persons: Other Offenses

PART IV Crimes against Property

CHAPTER 10 Crimes against Habitation

CHAPTER 11 Crimes against Property

PART V Crimes against the Community and Institutions

CHAPTER 12 White-Collar Crimes

CHAPTER 13 Crimes against Public Order, Safety, and Morality

CHAPTER 14 Drug- and Alcohol-Related Crimes

CHAPTER 15 Crimes against the Administration of Justice

CHAPTER 16 Organized Crime, Gangs, and Terrorism

Glossary

Photo Credits

Case Index

Subject Index

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