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KEY BENEFIT: This book guides readers through three basic aspects of criminal law: the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures. Offering a new organization, it presents crimes first and then procedures and highlights current events and caselaw throughout. KEY TOPICS: This edition features a new integrative case study, newYou Make the Callexercises, and original source material to support classroom discussion and debate. By addressing the fundamentals of criminal law history, the Constitution, and even how media coverage impacts criminal proceedings, students can begin to explore the law in their jurisdiction and build upon the fundamental knowledge this book delivers. For paralegals, legal assistants, and individuals interested in a career in corrections or law enforcement.
Table of Contents
|Table of Contents|
|What is Criminal Law?|
|What is Crime?|
|Crimes Against the Person: Murder|
|Crimes Against the Person: Violence|
|Crimes Against Property|
|Treason, Terrorism, and Wartime Criminal Justice|
|Crimes Against the State|
|Common Law Defenses|
|Constitutional Rights Before Arrest|
|Constitutional Rights After Arrest|
|The Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury|
|Constitutional Rights Post-Conviction|
|The Constitution of The United States|
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