Criminal Law / Edition 4

Criminal Law / Edition 4

by John M. Scheb, II, John M. Scheb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534619509

ISBN-13: 9780534619503

Pub. Date: 01/20/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

From the nationally acclaimed authors of Criminal Law and Procedure, this approachable text helps you gain a clear understanding of the principles of law that will be vital to your success in many law enforcement fields. Important recent developments, intriguing court cases, broad legal coverage -- they are all here, along with carefully developed learning

Overview

From the nationally acclaimed authors of Criminal Law and Procedure, this approachable text helps you gain a clear understanding of the principles of law that will be vital to your success in many law enforcement fields. Important recent developments, intriguing court cases, broad legal coverage -- they are all here, along with carefully developed learning tools to help you get the most out of every chapter. The Second Edition of Scheb and Scheb's Criminal Law is ideal for students in criminal justice, criminology, pre-law, and paralegal programs, including those with a limited background in the law.

Inside you'll find:

  • Fascinating excerpts from landmark cases.Located at the end of each chapter, these cases are carefully edited and referenced within the chapters so you can better appreciate each case's importance
  • Expanded treatment.Comprehensive information is given on search and seizure, pretrial identification procedures, rules of evidence in criminal trials, and many more topics of current importance
  • "Case in Point" boxes.These boxes feature additional examples based on actual court cases
  • New information on use of the Internet in legal research. Included in the legal research appendix
  • A dedicated web site.The web site features a wealth of study materials: http://funnelweb.ntec.ntk.edu/scheb/jspage.html.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534619503
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/20/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Part ILegal Foundations of Criminal Justice1
Chapter 1Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedure2
Chapter 2Organization of the Criminal Justice System26
Part IIThe Substantive Criminal Law49
Chapter 3Constitutional Limitations on the Prohibition of Criminal Conduct50
Chapter 4Elements of Crimes and Parties to Crimes77
Chapter 5Inchoate Offenses95
Chapter 6Offenses Against Persons115
Chapter 7Crimes Against Property167
Chapter 8Offenses Against Public Morality199
Chapter 9Alcohol and Drug Offenses230
Chapter 10White-Collar and Organized Crime248
Chapter 11Offenses Against Public Health and the Environment271
Chapter 12Offenses Against Public Order and Safety289
Chapter 13Offenses Against Justice and Public Administration313
Chapter 14Criminal Responsibility and Defenses336
Appendix AAccess to the Law Through Legal Research381
Appendix BThe Constitution of the United States of America399
Glossary413
Table of Cases440
Index445

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