Criminal Law: Case Studies and Controversies, Second Edition / Edition 2

Criminal Law: Case Studies and Controversies, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Paul H. Robinson
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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


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Criminal Law: Case Studies and Controversies, Second Edition / Edition 2

Skillful use of case studies as a vehicle for exploring the full range of Criminal Law makes Criminal Law: Case Studies and Controversies, Second Edition , distinctly compelling for students. A smart pedagogical design and generous teaching support

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735569270
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1176
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introductory Materials

Section 1. The Nature of Criminal Law and Its Analytic Structure

Section 2. The Legality Principle

Section 3. Theories of Punishment

Part II. Offense Requirements

Section 4. Culpability Requirements

Section 5. Culpability and Mistake

Part III. Homicide and Related Issues

Section 6. Homicide: Doctrines of Aggravation

Section 7. Death Penalty

Section 8. Homicide: Doctrines of Mitigation

Section 9. Causation

Part IV. Inchoate Liability

Section 10. Attempt Liability

Section 11. Impossibility

Section 12. Conspiracy

Part V. Doctrines of Imputation

Section 13. Voluntary Intoxication

Section 14. Complicity

Section 15. The Act Requirement and Liability for an Omission

Section 16. Corporate Criminality

Part VI. General Defenses

Part VI.A. Justification Defenses Generally

Section 17. Lesser Evils Defense

Section 18. Public Authority Justifications

Section 19. Defensive Force Justifications

Section 20. Mistake as to a Justification

Part VI.B. Excuse Defenses Generally

Section 21. Mistake Excuses

Section 22. Insanity

Section 23. Disability Excuses

Part VI.C. Nonexculpatory Defenses Generally

Section 24. Nonexculpatory Defenses

Section 25. Entrapment

Part VII. Changing Patterns of Criminality

Section 26. Rape

Section 27. Hate Crimes

Appendix A. Advanced Issues
Appendix B. Model Penal Code Selected Provisions
Table of Model Penal Code References


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