Criminal Law: The Essentials / Edition 2

Criminal Law: The Essentials / Edition 2

by Sue Titus Reid
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199890862

ISBN-13: 9780199890866

Pub. Date: 10/15/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The most up-to-date book on the market, Criminal Law: The Essentials, Second Edition, provides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to this fascinating and ever-evolving field.

Meticulously revised and updated, this concise version of Sue Titus Reid's Criminal Law, Ninth Edition (OUP, 2012), includes:

* The most recent cases and developments in the

Overview

The most up-to-date book on the market, Criminal Law: The Essentials, Second Edition, provides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to this fascinating and ever-evolving field.

Meticulously revised and updated, this concise version of Sue Titus Reid's Criminal Law, Ninth Edition (OUP, 2012), includes:

* The most recent cases and developments in the field
* New and updated focus boxes featuring real-world examples
* Expanded discussions of elder abuse, child and domestic partner abuse, the sentencing of juveniles, reform of the 100:1 ratio in sentencing for crack and powder cocaine and other drug-related issues, and bullying
* Coverage of current developments in criminal law, including Wall Street reform and capital punishment
* Rich pedagogical tools—chapter outlines, summaries, study questions, key terms, and Internet activities

Criminal Law: The Essentials, Second Edition, is an ideal resource for instructors who would like to supplement their courses with additional reading material without overwhelming their students.

A student supplement featuring excerpted cases and discussion questions is available. (9780199890873)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199890866
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
742,922
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Criminal Law
2. Elements of a Crime
3. Anticipatory Offenses and Parties to Crimes
4. Defenses to Criminal Culpability
5. Criminal Homicide
6. Assault, Robbery, Rape, and Other Serious Crimes Against the Person
7. Property and Related Offenses
8. Crimes Against Public Order and Public Decency
9. Crimes Against the Government and Terrorism
10. Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking
11. Sentencing and the Criminal Law
Appendix A: Selections from the Constitution of the United States Selections from the Constitution of the United States
Appendix B: How to Read a Court Citation
Glossary
Case Index
Name Index
Subject Index

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