Criminal Law / Edition 10

Criminal Law / Edition 10

by Joycelyn M. Pollock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1455730521

ISBN-13: 2901455730529

Pub. Date: 09/29/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Criminal Law, Eleventh Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text works as an authoritative source on criminal law as well as a

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Criminal Law, Eleventh Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text works as an authoritative source on criminal law as well as a teaching text that communicates with students. The book covers substantive criminal law and explores its principles, sources, distinctions, and limitations. Definitions and elements of crimes are explained, and defenses to crimes are thoroughly analyzed. Each chapter offers guidance to help students understand what is important, including chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, Legal News boxes that highlight current criminal law issues, and Quick Checks that cue the reader to stop and answer a question or two concerning the material just covered. Unique Exploring Case Law boxes offer guidance in using the accompanying cases, which are provided on the book’s website. A robust collection of instructor support materials addresses teaching and learning issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901455730529
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/29/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
840

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Table of Contents

1 Defining Crimes, 2 Principles Of Criminal Liability, 3 Capacity And Defenses, 4 Preparatory Activity Offenses 1, 5 Offenses Against Persons—Excluding Sex Offenses, 6 Offenses Against Persons—Sex-Related, 7 Offenses Against Property—Destruction And Intrusion Offenses, 8 Offenses Involving Theft And Deception, 9 Offenses Involving Morality And Decency, 10 Offenses Against Public Peace, 11 Offenses Against Justice Administration, 12 Business And Corporate Crimes,

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