Essential Criminal Law

Essential Criminal Law

by Matthew R. Lippman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452276935

ISBN-13: 9781452276939

Pub. Date: 09/17/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Essential Criminal Law offers students an concise, yet comprehensive introduction to criminal law in the United States. Criminal law expert and award-winning professor Matthew Lippman walks students through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses as well as highly approachable case

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Essential Criminal Law offers students an concise, yet comprehensive introduction to criminal law in the United States. Criminal law expert and award-winning professor Matthew Lippman walks students through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses as well as highly approachable case analyses. Offering a wide variety of engaging learning tools, the text encourages strong legal reasoning skills for students who may not have had any exposure to case law—providing a solid foundational understanding of this subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452276939
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/17/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
580,151
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. The Nature, Purpose, and Function of Criminal Law
Chapter 2. Constitutional Limitations
Chapter 3. Elements of Crimes
Chapter 4. Parties to Crimes
Chapter 5. Attempt, Solicitation, and Conspiracy
Chapter 6.Criminal Defenses: Justifications and Excuses
Chapter 7. Homicide
Chapter 8. Sexual Offenses and Other Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 9. Crimes Against Property
Chapter 10. White Collar and Organized Crime
Chapter 11. Crimes Against Public Order and Morality
Chapter 12. Crimes Against Social Order and Morality: Alcoholism, Gambling, and Drug Offenses
Chapter 13. Offenses Against Public Administration and the Administration of Justice
Chapter 14. Crimes Against the State
Notes
Glossary
Case Index
Subject Index
About the Author

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