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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 1
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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 1

by Matthew Lippman
 

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ISBN-10: 141290580X

ISBN-13: 9781412905800

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies is an introductory text that features "the new criminal law," expanding on traditional criminal law cases and concepts with contemporary topics and issues. Author Matthew R. Lippman uses an engaging case study approach to enhance student learning and offer an interactive educational environment.

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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies is an introductory text that features "the new criminal law," expanding on traditional criminal law cases and concepts with contemporary topics and issues. Author Matthew R. Lippman uses an engaging case study approach to enhance student learning and offer an interactive educational environment.

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ISBN-13:
9781412905800
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
The Case Method
Chapter Organizations
Organization of the Text
Acknowledgments
PART I: THE NATURE, PURPOSE, AND CONSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT OF CRIMINAL LAW
CHAPTER ONE: THE NATURE, PURPOSE, AND FUNCTION OF CRIMINAL LAW
INTRODUCTION
THE NATURE OF CRIMINAL LAW
THE PURPOSE OF CRIMINAL LAW
THE PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW
CATEGORIES OF CRIME
SOURCES OF CRIMINAL LAW
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
APPENDIX: READING AND BRIEFING CASES
INTRODUCTION
THE STRUCTURE OF CASES
BRIEFING A CASE
APPROACHING THE CASE
LOCATING CASES
CHAPTER TWO: CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITATIONS
INTRODUCTION
THE RULE OF LAW
BILL OF ATTAINDER AND EX POST FACTO CLAUSES
STATUTORY CLARITY
State v. Stanko
EQUAL PROTECTION
Wright v. South Carolina
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
Virginia v. Black
PRIVACY
Lawrence v. Texas
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER THREE: PUNISHMENT AND SENTENCING
INTRODUCTION
PUNISHMENT
PURPOSES OF PUNISHMENT
SENTENCING
EVALUATING SENTENCING SCHEMES
APPROACHES TO SENTENCING
SENTENCING GUIDELINES
TRUTH IN SENTENCING
VICTIMS’ RIGHTS
CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT
Roper v. Simmons
People v. Carmony
EQUAL PROTECTION
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
PART II: THE GENERAL PART OF CRIMINAL LAW: PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY
CHAPTER FOUR: ACTUS REUS
INTRODUCTION
CRIMINAL ACTS
State v. Fields
STATUS OFFENSES
People v. Kellogg
OMISSIONS
Jones v. United States
POSSESSION
Poindexter v. State
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER FIVE: MENS REA, CONCURRENCE, CAUSATION
INTRODUCTION
MENS REA
PURPOSELY
Commonwealth v. Barnette
KNOWINGLY
State v. Nations
RECKLESSLY
Hranicky v. State
NEGLIGENTLY
People v. Baker
STRICT LIABILITY
United States v. Flum
CONCURRENCE
State v. Rose
CAUSATION
Banks v. Commonwealth
People v. Kern
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
PART III: THE GENERAL PART OF CRIMINAL LAW: PARTIES, VICARIOUS LIABILITY, AND INCHOATE CRIMES
CHAPTER SIX: PARTIES TO CRIME AND VICARIOUS LIABILITY
INTRODUCTION
PARTIES TO A CRIME
ACTUS REUS OF ACCOMPLICE LIABILITY
State v. Ulvinen
MENS REA OF ACCOMPLICE LIABILITY
United States v. Fountain
State v. Linscott
ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT
State v. Leja
VICARIOUS LIABILITY
Commonwealth v. Koczwara
AUTOMOBILES, PARENTS, AND VICARIOUS LIABILITY
Commonwealth v. Rudinski
Williams v. Garcetti
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER SEVEN: ATTEMPT, CONSPIRACY, AND SOLICITATION
INTRODUCTION
ATTEMPT
Smallwood v. State
Bolton v. State
State v. Glass
Ross v. State
CONSPIRACY
United States v. Handlin
SOLICITATION
Claxton v. State
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
PART IV: THE GENERAL PART OF CRIMINAL LAW: DEFENSES
CHAPTER EIGHT: JUSTIFICATIONS
INTRODUCTION
MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES
SELF-DEFENSE
State v. Habermann
State v. Marshall
People v. Goetz
State v. Norman
State v. Riddle
DEFENSE OF OTHERS
DEFENSE OF THE HOME
People v. Ceballos
EXECUTION OF PUBLIC DUTIES
THE MODERN LEGAL STANDARD
Tennessee v. Garner
RESISTING UNLAWFUL ARRESTS
State v. Hobson
NECESSITY
State v. Caswell
CONSENT
State v. Dejarlais
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER NINE: EXCUSES
INTRODUCTION
THE INSANITY DEFENSE
Reyna v. State
State v. Thompson
Moler v. State
DIMINISHED RESPONSIBILITY
INTOXICATION
Brancaccio v. State
INFANCY
Brazill v. State
K.M. v. State
DURESS
United States v. Contento-Pachon
MISTAKE OF LAW AND MISTAKE OF FACT
ENTRAPMENT
State v. Blanco
NEW DEFENSES
State v. Kargar
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
PART V. THE SPECIFIC PART: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
CHAPTER TEN: CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT, ASSAULT AND BATTERY, KIDNAPPING, AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT
INTRODUCTION
THE COMMON LAW OF RAPE
Commonwealth v. Berkowitz
In the Interest of M.T.S.
Garnett v. State
People v. John Z
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
Carter v. Commonwealth
Walden v. State
KIDNAPPING
People v. Aguilar
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER ELEVEN: HOMICIDE
INTRODUCTION
TYPES OF CRIMINAL HOMICIDE
ACTUS REUS AND CRIMINAL HOMICIDE
THE BEGINNING OF HUMAN LIFE
People v. Davis
THE END OF HUMAN LIFE
MENS REA AND CRIMINAL HOMICIDE
MURDER
State v. Forest
Owen v. State
Midgett v. State
State v. Davidson
People v. Lowery
State v. Richard Knutson, Inc.
MANSLAUGHTER
Girouard v. State
Commonwealth v. Walker
State v. Pray
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
PART VI: THE SPECIFIC PART OF CRIMINAL LAW: CRIMES AGAINST HABITATION, PROPERTY, AND WHITE-COLLAR CRIME
CHAPTER TWELVE: BURGLARY, TRESPASS, ARSON, AND MISCHIEF
INTRODUCTION
BURGLARY
Bruce v. Commonwealth
Hitt v. Commonwealth
TRESPASS
ARSON
Williams v. State
People v. Fox
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
People v. Wallace
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
INTRODUCTION
LARCENY
People v. Gasparik
EMBEZZLEMENT
State v. Robinson
FALSE PRETENSES
State v. Henry
THEFT
IDENTITY THEFT
City of Liberal, Kansas v. Vargas
COMPUTER CRIME
State v. Schwartz
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
Hurston v. State
People v. Land
FORGERY AND UTTERING
United States v. Cunningham
ROBBERY
Messina v. State
CARJACKING
People v. Montero
EXTORTION
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: WHITE COLLAR CRIME
INTRODUCTION
ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES
People v. Thoro Products Company & Newman
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
SECURITIES FRUD
United States v. Carpenter
MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD
United States v. Wood
United States v. Duff
United States v. Brown
THE TRAVEL ACT
HEALTH CARE FRAUD
MONEY LAUNDERING
ANTI-TRUST VIOLATIONS
PUBLIC CORRUPTION
State v. Castillo
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
PART VII: THE SPECIFIC PART OF CRIMINAL LAW: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER, MORALITY, AND THE STATE
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND MORALITY
INTRODUCTION
DISORDERLY CONDUCT
City v. Summers
RIOT
People v. Upshaw
PUBLIC INDECENCIES: QUALITY OF LIFE CRIMES
Joyce v. City and County of San Francisco
City of Chicago v. Morales
THE OVERREACH OF CRIMINAL LAW
Harwell v. State
OBSCENITY
American Amusement Machine Association v. Kendrick
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Hall v. Indiana
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: CRIMES AGAINST THE STATE
INTRODUCTION
TREASON
Iva Ikuko Toguri D’Aquino v. United States
SEDITION
Yates v. United States
SABOTAGE
ESPIONAGE
TERRORISM
United States v. Slaughter
United States v. Sattar
United States v. Khan
United States v. Lindh
Muhammad v. Commonwealth
CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter Review Questions
Legal Terminology
Criminal Law on the Web
Bibliography
Glossary
Case Index
Author/Subject Index
About the Author

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