Criminal Law Today / Edition 4

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Overview

The fourth edition of Criminal Law Today presents a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the basics of criminal law. The text provides students with the tools and information they need to gain an understanding of the fundamental nature of law, general legal principles, the historical development of criminal law, and its form and function in American society today. Key features are case excerpts that illustrate important legal themes in the context of the chapter topics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135042618
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 7/16/2009
  • Series: Criminal Justice Interactive Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 603,095
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nature & History of Criminal Law

Chapter 2: Criminal Liability & the Elements of Crimes

Chapter 3: Expanding the Concept of Crime

Chapter 4: Extending Criminal Liability: Inchoate Offenses & Parties to Crime

Chapter 5: Justifications as Defenses

Chapter 6: Excuses as Defenses

Chapter 7: Legal & Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Homicide

Chapter 8: Legal & Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Assault, Battery, and other Personal Crimes

Chapter 9: Legal & Social Dimensions of Property & Computer Crimes

Chapter 10: Offenses Against Public Order & the Administration of Justice

Chpater 11: Terrorism and Human Trafficking

Chapter 12: Offenses Against Public Morality

Chapter 13: Victims and the Law

Chapter 14: Punishment & Sentencing

Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America

Appendix B: Model Penal Code Excerpts

Glossary

Table of Cases

Subject Index

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  • Posted January 18, 2013

    Didn't get my access code

    I purchased the is text book and it was to have an access code to go to the publisher web site for additional material. I did not receive the code that was to be in the the book now I have to pay an extra 25.00 to access the additional material

    The text is fine, but I feel Barns and Nobel didn't deliver the full product and I am out an additional 25.00

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