Criminal Law / Edition 7

Criminal Law / Edition 7

by Joel Samaha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534563589

ISBN-13: 9780534563585

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Wadsworth

This text has become successful due to its methodical and careful explanation of traditional law categories, not because it includes every latest trend in an effort to attune to media whims. The book presents classic or contemporary cases, depending on which best illustrates a particular law. Samaha focuses on presenting a number of fully explicated cases, including

Overview

This text has become successful due to its methodical and careful explanation of traditional law categories, not because it includes every latest trend in an effort to attune to media whims. The book presents classic or contemporary cases, depending on which best illustrates a particular law. Samaha focuses on presenting a number of fully explicated cases, including some case excerpts, to cover the range of criminal law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534563585
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Nature, Origins, and Purposes of Criminal Law. 2. Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law. 3. General Principles of Criminal Liability. 4. Parties to Crime: Complicity and Vicarious Liability. 5. Uncompleted Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation. 6. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications. 7. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses. 8. Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide. 9. Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct and Others. 10. Crimes Against Habitation: Burglary and Arson. 11. Crimes Against Property. 12. Crimes Against Public Order and Morals. Appendix A: Constitution of the United States. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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