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Criminal Law / Edition 9
     

Criminal Law / Edition 9

by Taylor and Francis, John C. Klotter
 

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ISBN-10: 1593455046

ISBN-13: 9781593455040

Pub. Date: 05/01/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Combining the best features of a casebook and a textbook, this classic text deals with substantive criminal law, and explores the principles, sources, distinctions and limitations of criminal law. Definitions and elements of crimes are explained, and defenses to crimes are thoroughly analyzed. Strengths continue to be the comprehensive footnotes, coverage of the

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Combining the best features of a casebook and a textbook, this classic text deals with substantive criminal law, and explores the principles, sources, distinctions and limitations of criminal law. Definitions and elements of crimes are explained, and defenses to crimes are thoroughly analyzed. Strengths continue to be the comprehensive footnotes, coverage of the federal criminal code, and specific recognition of the common law origins of modern law. Federal law coverage is now consolidated into two chapters.

Each chapter contains a list of key terms that are defined in the glossary, guidance to help the student understand what is important in each chapter, as well as a new Legal News section that highlights current criminal law issues. Part II gives students the opportunity to read real cases, with aids to help them identify the issues and holdings.


  • Each chapter includes outline, key terms and concepts, guiudance to help the reader understand what is important in each chapter, as well as a new Legal News section that highlights current criminal law issues.

  • Part II contains briefs of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text, in order to help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court ruilngs.

  • Part III contains the Constitution of the United States of America, a Glossary and a Table of Cases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593455040
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
890
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Defining Crime

2. Principles of Criminal Liability

3. Capacity and Defenses

4. Preparatory Activity Offenses

5. Offenses Against Persons-Excluding Sex Offenses

6. Offenses Against Persons-Sex Related

7. Offenses Against Property-Destruction and Intrusion Offenses

8. Offenses Involving Theft

9. Forgery and Other Fraud Offenses

10. Offenses Involving Morality and Decency

11. Offenses Against Public Peace

12. Offenses Against Justice Administration

13. United States Criminal Code: Offenses Against Persons and Property

14. United States Criminal Code: Offenses Against: Morality and Decency; Public Peace; Justice Administration

15. Corporate and Computer Crime

Part II: Judicial Decisions Relating to Part I

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