Criminal Law & Procedure / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
The general principles of criminality and culpability, individual crimes; their elements and related issues are fully discussed. Procedure topics explored include defenses to criminal accusations, parties to crimes, state and federal constitutional influences, the parties to the criminal justice system, the pretrial process, trial, sentencing, appeal and collateral relief, and the procedure of search and seizure. Key words: high level book, topical approach
|Edition description:||3RD Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.96(d)|
About the Author
Daniel E. Hall has practiced law in both the United States and Federated States of Micronesia. He is professor and chair of the department of justice and community studies at Miami University where he is also professor of political science and affiliate professor of Black World Studies. He also holds the position of visiting professor of law at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. For nine years, Professor Hall was a member of the faculty in the department of criminal justice and legal studies at the University of Central Florida. He also served as chair of the department of criminal justice at The University of Toledo. A widely respected authority on public law, Professor Hall is the author of 21 textbooks (including subsequent editions) and a dozen journal articles on public law subjects. He earned his bachelor's degree at Indiana University, his Juris Doctor at Washburn University, and his Doctor of Education (higher education curriculum and instruction) at the University of Central Florida.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Legal System of the United States. Chapter 2: Introduction to Criminal Law. Chapter 3: The Two Essential Elements. Chapter 4: Crimes against the Person. Chapter 5: Crimes Against Property and Habitation. Chapter 6: Crimes Against the Public. Chapter 7: Parties and Inchoate Offenses. Chapter 8: Factual and Statutory Defenses. Chapter 9: Constitutional Defenses. Chapter 10: Introduction and Participants. Chapter 11: The Constitutional Aspects of Criminal Procedure. Chapter 12: Searches, Seizures, and Arrests. Chapter 13: Interrogation and Other Law Enforcement Practices. Chapter14: The Pretrial Process. Chapter 15: Trial. Chapter 16: Sentencing and Appeal. Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix B: Selected Excerpts from the Model Penal Code. Glossary. Index.