Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional / Edition 3

Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional / Edition 3

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by Norman Garland
     
 

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.See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078026386
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/06/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
544,712
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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