Equipping you with a practical understanding of legal topics, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW, 12th Edition, delivers comprehensive coverage of the major components of substantive criminal law in a remarkably reader-friendly presentation. Its narrative, descriptive approach exposes readers to the language of the law without overwhelming them. A longtime market leader, the book offers complete coverage of the issues and principles that drive American criminal justice today.
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Table of Contents
Part I: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW. 1. Criminal Law: Purposes, Scope, and Sources. 2. Jurisdiction. 3. Essential Elements of a Crime. 4. Criminal Liability. 5. Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime. 6. The Law Governing the Use of Force. 7. Other Criminal Defenses. 8. Criminal Punishment. 9. Free Speech, Street Crimes, and the Bill of Rights. Part II: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON. 10. Homicide. 11. Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person. 12. Sexual Assault, Rape, Prostitution, and Related Sex Crimes. Part III: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY. 13. Theft. 14. Robbery, Burglary, and Related Crimes. 15. White Collar Crime, Cyber Crime, and Commercial Crime. Part IV: OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT. 16. Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crime. 17. Terrorism. 18. Organized Crime and Gangs. 19. Immigration Crimes, Contempt, and Other Crimes Against the Government. Appendix A: Applicable Sections of the U.S. Constitution. Appendix B: Glossary of Legal Terms. Case Index. General Index.