Criminal Law / Edition 11

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Overview

Equipping you with a practical understanding of legal topics, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW, 12th Edition, delivers comprehensive coverage of the major components of substantive criminal law in a remarkably reader-friendly presentation. Its narrative, descriptive approach exposes readers to the language of the law without overwhelming them. A longtime market leader, the book offers complete coverage of the issues and principles that drive American criminal justice today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495913375
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 177,325
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas J. Gardner is a proven author and widely respected practicing attorney with more than fifty years of experience, including several years as an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Gardner received his law degree from Marquette Law School.

Terry M. Anderson is Professor of Law at Creighton University School of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 and Juris Doctor degree in 1971 from the University of North Dakota, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Case Editor of the North Dakota Law Review. After earning a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School in 1972, he joined the Creighton law faculty. He teaches Contracts, Insurance, and Secured Transactions in Personal Property.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW. 1. Criminal Law Generally. 2. Purposes, Scope, and Sources of Criminal Law. 3. Essential Elements of a Crime. 4. Criminal Liability. 5. Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime. 6. The Law Governing the Use of Force. 7. Other Criminal Defenses. 8. Criminal Punishment. 9. Jurisdiction. PART TWO: THE BALANCING OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS WITH THE NEED FOR PUBLIC ORDER. 10. The Limits of Free Speech. 11. Maintaining Public Order in Public and Private Places. 12. The Limits of Other Freedoms. PART THREE: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON. 13. Homicide. 14. Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person. PART FOUR: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY. 15. Theft, Robbery, and Burglary. 16. Shoplifting and Other Crimes Against Businesses and Corporations. 17. Fraud and Other Property Crimes. PART FIVE: SEX CRIMES. 18. Rape and Related Sex Crimes. 19. Prostitution, Related Offenses, and AIDS. PART SIX: OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT. 20. Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crimes. 21. Gangs, Organized Crime, and Terrorism. 22. The Crime of Contempt and Other Crimes Against Government.
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