9780534629915

Criminal Law (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534629915

  • ISBN10:

    0534629911

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/25/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Preface. 1. First Things First: The Nature and Limits of Criminal Law. 2. Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law. 3. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Actus Rea. 4. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Mens Rea, Concurrence, and Causation. 5. Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability. 6. Inchoate Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation. 7. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications. 8. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses. 9. Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide. 10. Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Bodily Injury, and Personal Restraint. 11. Crimes Against Property. 12. Crimes Against Public Order and Morals. 13. Crimes Against the State. Appendix. 1st, 8th, and 14th Amendments of the Constitution of the United States. Glossary. Table of Cases. Index.

Author Biography

Joel Samaha teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and The Constitution in Crisis Times at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

First Things First: The Nature and Limits of Criminal Law
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
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