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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078026385

ISBN-13: 9780078026386

Pub. Date: 06/06/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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

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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 Education
Publication date:
06/06/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
488,590
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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