Criminal Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

Criminal Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by Arnold H. Loewy
     
 

This text is a succinct exposition of substantive criminal law to which a student can turn for reliable guidance. For the student who likes to spend study time analyzing cases and/or law review articles, but would like to see a brief textual treatment of each day's assignment, this book provides that treatment. Also, the book provides an overview or perspective to aid… See more details below

Overview

This text is a succinct exposition of substantive criminal law to which a student can turn for reliable guidance. For the student who likes to spend study time analyzing cases and/or law review articles, but would like to see a brief textual treatment of each day's assignment, this book provides that treatment. Also, the book provides an overview or perspective to aid the student in synthesizing an entire semester's worth of material. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314145185
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.26(h) x 0.61(d)

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Table of Contents

Punishment

Punishment

Specific Crimes

Homicide

Causation

Rape

Other crimes against the person

Self-defense and related defenses

Crimes against property

Ingredients of a Crime

Mens rea (intent)

Actus reus

Special Defenses

Insanity

Other defenses

Proof of Facts

Burden of proof

Presumptions and inferences

Inchoate and Group Criminality

Attempt

Accountability for the acts of others

Conspiracy

Corporate criminal liability

Limitations of the Criminal Law

Limitations of the criminal law perspective

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