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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 3
     

Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies / Edition 3

by Matthew Lippman
 

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ISBN-10: 1452230021

ISBN-13: 9781452230023

Pub. Date: 09/17/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies, Third Edition, combines the traditional concepts taught in undergraduate criminal law courses with thought-provoking cases and engaging learning tools. This popular text covers both foundational and emerging legal topics, such as terrorism, gangs, cybercrime, and hate crimes, in a student-friendly

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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies, Third Edition, combines the traditional concepts taught in undergraduate criminal law courses with thought-provoking cases and engaging learning tools. This popular text covers both foundational and emerging legal topics, such as terrorism, gangs, cybercrime, and hate crimes, in a student-friendly and approachable manner. Clear explanations of criminal law and defenses are complemented by provocative, well-edited cases as well as discussion questions to stimulate critical thinking and in-class discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452230023
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
616
Sales rank:
369,146
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. The Nature, Purpose, and Function of Criminal Law
Appendix: Reading and Briefing Cases
Chapter 2. Constitutional Limitations
Chapter 3. Punishment and Sentencing
Chapter 4. Actus Reus
Chapter 5. Mens Rea, Concurrence, Causation
Chapter 6. Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability
Chapter 7. Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
Chapter 8. Justifications
Chapter 9. Excuses
Chapter 10. Homicide
Chapter 11. Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assault and Battery, Kidnapping, and False Imprisonment
Chapter 12. Burglary, Trespass, Arson, and Mischief
Chapter 13. Crimes Against Property
Chapter 14. White-Collar Crime
Chapter 15. Crimes Against Public Order and Morality
Chapter 16. Crimes Against the State
Notes
Glossary
Case Index
Subject Index
About the Author

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