Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies

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SAGE, 8. aug. 2006 - 650 sider
Contemporary Criminal Law provides a contemporary perspective on criminal law. This undergraduate textbook is distinguished by the utilization of edited cases and accompanying exploratory essays to present the fundamentals of criminal law. The volume combines the concepts and learning tools and features found in undergraduate texts with the types of challenging cases and issues that are characteristic of law school case books.

Key Features:

- Edited contemporary cases focusing on current topics.

- Each topic within the chapter is introduced by an essay that clearly states the development and legal elements of crimes and defenses. Legal terminology is highlighted and a definition is provided in the glossary at the end of the book.

- Material that facilitate student learning include: Legal Equations. Also introductory outlines of each chapter, an introductory and summary essay in each chapter.

 

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Innhold

Reading and Briefing Cases
18
Constitutional Limitations
24
Punishment and Sentencing
55
Mens Rea Concurrence Causation
118
Linscott
165
Leja
171
Koczwara
177
Garcetti
183
Kidnapping
367
Homicide
376
CRIMES
427
Commonwealth
436
State
444
Crimes Against Property
453
WhiteCollar Crime
501
Crimes Against the State
574

DEFENSES
227
Marshall
234
Riddle
246
Garner
256
Caswell
269
Excuses
282
v State
307
Kargar
327
In the Interest of M T S
343
State
349
Commonwealth
360
United States
581
United States v Slaughter
588
United States v Khan
594
United States v Lindh
600
Notes
613
Glossary
621
Case Index
629
NameSubject Index
635
About the Author
651
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Matthew Lippman has taught criminal law and criminal procedure in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) for more than twenty years.

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