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Criminal Law Today / Edition 4
     

Criminal Law Today / Edition 4

by Frank J. Schmalleger, Daniel E. Hall, John J. Dolatowski
 

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ISBN-10: 0135042615

ISBN-13: 9780135042618

Pub. Date: 07/16/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The fourth edition of Criminal Law Today presents a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the basics of criminal law. The text provides students with the tools and information they need to gain an understanding of the fundamental nature of law, general legal principles, the historical development of criminal law, and its form and function

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The fourth edition of Criminal Law Today presents a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the basics of criminal law. The text provides students with the tools and information they need to gain an understanding of the fundamental nature of law, general legal principles, the historical development of criminal law, and its form and function in American society today. Key features are case excerpts that illustrate important legal themes in the context of the chapter topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135042618
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/16/2009
Series:
Criminal Justice Interactive Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nature & History of Criminal Law

Chapter 2: Criminal Liability & the Elements of Crimes

Chapter 3: Expanding the Concept of Crime

Chapter 4: Extending Criminal Liability: Inchoate Offenses & Parties to Crime

Chapter 5: Justifications as Defenses

Chapter 6: Excuses as Defenses

Chapter 7: Legal & Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Homicide

Chapter 8: Legal & Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Assault, Battery, and other Personal Crimes

Chapter 9: Legal & Social Dimensions of Property & Computer Crimes

Chapter 10: Offenses Against Public Order & the Administration of Justice

Chpater 11: Terrorism and Human Trafficking

Chapter 12: Offenses Against Public Morality

Chapter 13: Victims and the Law

Chapter 14: Punishment & Sentencing

Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America

Appendix B: Model Penal Code Excerpts

Glossary

Table of Cases

Subject Index

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