9780495812319

Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495812319

  • ISBN10:

    0495812315

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 1/26/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Up to date and easy to understand, Joel Samaha's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, 10e applies criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. The book offers a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary as it illustrates the principles, defenses, and elements of crime at work.

Table of Contents

Criminal Law and Punishment: An Overview
Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law
The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Actus Rea
The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Mens Rea, Concurrence, and Causation
Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications
Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses
Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability
Inchoate Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide
Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Bodily Injury, and Personal Restraint
Crimes Against Property.
Crimes Against Public Order and Morals
Crimes Against the State
Appendices (Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, New Bill of Rights)
Glossary
Bibliography
Case Index
Name/Subject Index
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