9780495390893

Criminal Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495390893

  • ISBN10:

    0495390895

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/3/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

With this edition of CRIMINAL LAW, Gardner and Anderson continue their tradition of combining excellent coverage of current issues with an accessible writing style and study system--making this text your first choice for building a practical understanding of complex legal topics. The text offers complete coverage of the issues and principles driving American criminal justice today, with a presentation of cases, governmental reports, studies, and news reports that support rather than overwhelm your learning.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts of Criminal Law
Criminal Law: Purposes, Scope, and Sources
Essential Elements of a Crime
Criminal Liability
Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime
The Law Governing the Use of Force
Other Criminal Defenses
Criminal Punishment
Jurisdiction
Free Speech, Street Crimes, and the Bill of Rights
Crimes Against The Person
Homicide
Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person
Sexual Assault, Rape, Prostitution, and Related Sex Crimes
Crimes Against Property
Theft
Robbery and Burglary
White Collar Crime, Cyber Crime, and Commercial Crime
Other Criminal Conduct
Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crimes
Terrorism
Organized Crime and Gangs
Immigration Crimes, Contempt, and Other Crimes Against Government
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