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Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law Through Multiple-Choice Questions, 3rd Edition / Edition 3
     

Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law Through Multiple-Choice Questions, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Laurie L. Levenson
 

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ISBN-10: 1454808349

ISBN-13: 2901454808342

Pub. Date: 02/28/2012

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

For a clear, concise, and thoughtful review of the Criminal Law course, turn to The Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Second Edition. Its powerful combination of well-written explanations of each topic, multiple-choice questions, analysis, and exam-taking tips prepares students for any type of

Overview

For a clear, concise, and thoughtful review of the Criminal Law course, turn to The Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Second Edition. Its powerful combination of well-written explanations of each topic, multiple-choice questions, analysis, and exam-taking tips prepares students for any type of exam as it hones their understanding and application of the Criminal Law rules.

Features of The Glannon Guide to Criminal Law, Second Edition

Multiple-choice questions that comprise a comprehensive review of every topic covered in most Criminal Law courses

Informative introductions to terms and concepts that prepare students to successfully analyze and answer multiple-choice questions

Clear analysis of correct and incorrect answers that clarify nuances in the law

More than 230 sophisticated but fair multiple-choice questions-not unrealistically easy nor unnecessarily difficult

"The Closer," a final question at the end of each chapter that challenges the reader to apply new concepts to a more sophisticated problem

Valuable exam-taking pointers interspersed within the substantive text

New to the Second Edition

Material on significant recent Supreme Court cases

New Closers, based on recent cases and events

An expanded discussion of the Model Penal Code

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901454808342
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
510

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

1 A Very Short Introduction 1

2 Nature of Criminal Law 3

3 Elements of a Crime 17

4 Strict Liability Crimes 39

5 Mistake of Fact 49

6 Mistake of Law 69

7 Causation 89

8 Homicide-An Overview 115

9 Homicide-Murder 129

10 Manslaughter 155

11 Felony Murder and Misdemeanor Manslaughter (Unlawful Act Doctrine) 177

12 Attempt 201

13 Solicitation and Other Inchoate Offenses 231

14 Accomplice Liability 249

15 Conspiracy 277

16 Introduction to Defenses, Self-Defense, and Defense of Another 307

17 Defense of Property, Law Enforcement Defenses, and Necessity 335

18 Duress 357

19 Insanity 373

20 Intoxication, Infancy, and Entrapment 395

21 Rape 411

22 Theft Crimes 427

23 Other Crimes Against Person and Property 443

24 Sentencing and the Death Penalty 455

25 Closing Closers 467

Index 489

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