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Criminal Law for Police Officers

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7th
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9780130852335

ISBN10:
0130852333
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

The ninth edition of Criminal Law for Police Officers presents the historical concepts fundamental to understanding criminal law. The book is written in a non-legalese format, which makes it very student friendly. Areas covered include jurisdiction, matters of responsibility and accountability, and general principles about the criminal act. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Historical Background of Criminal Law
1(8)
The Nature of Law
1(2)
Crime Defined
3(1)
Early Development of Criminal Law
4(1)
Legal Systems and the Beginning of the Common Law
5(1)
Common Law in the United States
6(3)
Fundamentals of Criminal Law
9(13)
Morality and the Law
9(1)
Classification of Crimes
10(3)
Enacting and Interpreting Statutes
13(2)
Ex Post Facto Laws
15(1)
Status of Municipal Ordinances
16(2)
Corpus Delicti
18(1)
Lesser and Greater Included Offenses
19(3)
Jurisdiction
22(15)
Introduction and Definition
22(1)
Territorial Aspects of Jurisdiction
23(3)
Jurisdiction over the Person
26(1)
Jurisdiction over the Subject Matter
27(1)
Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
28(5)
Concurrent and Overlapping Jurisdiction
33(2)
Venue and Its Relation to Jurisdiction
35(2)
The Criminal Act
37(24)
The Criminal Act in General
37(1)
Possession as an Act
37(2)
Procuring as an Act
39(1)
Status as an Act
39(1)
Methods Used to Commit the Act
40(1)
Crime by Omission or Negative Act
41(1)
Causation
42(2)
Attempts
44(5)
Assaults Distinguished from Attempts
49(2)
Conspiracy
51(2)
Solicitation
53(1)
Parties to Crime: Participation
54(4)
Vicarious Liability
58(3)
The Mental Element
61(11)
The Mental Element: General
61(2)
Intent: Introductory Comments
63(2)
Types of Intent
65(1)
Recklessness
66(1)
Negligence
66(2)
The Mental Element in Mala Prohibita Offenses
68(4)
Matters Affecting Criminal Responsibility
72(38)
Introductory Comments
72(1)
Insanity
73(5)
Alibi
78(1)
Intoxication
78(2)
Diminished Capacity
80(1)
Infancy
80(1)
Immunity
81(1)
Statutes of Limitations
82(1)
Mistake of Fact
83(1)
Mistake of Law
84(2)
Entrapment
86(2)
Consent
88(1)
Duress
89(2)
Necessity
91(2)
Religious Belief
93(1)
Custom
93(1)
Victim's Guilt
94(1)
Selective Enforcement
94(2)
The Use of Force as a Defense
96(8)
Double Jeopardy
104(1)
Crimes Incidental to Each Other
105(1)
Battered Person Syndrome as a Defense
106(4)
Assault and Related Crimes
110(14)
Assaults in General
110(1)
Simple Assault
110(3)
Assault and Battery (Battery)
113(1)
Statutory Assaults
113(1)
Domestic Violence
114(2)
Child Abuse
116(1)
Assaults on Schoolteachers
116(1)
Mayhem
117(1)
Stalking Crimes
117(3)
Hate Crimes
120(4)
Homicide
124(21)
Homicide in General
124(1)
Noncriminal Homicides
125(1)
Criminal Homicides
126(15)
Suicide
141(1)
Assisted Suicide
142(3)
Sex Offenses and Offenses to the Family Relationship
145(24)
Introductory Comments
145(1)
Forcible Rape
146(7)
Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Battery
153(1)
Statutory Rape
154(2)
Seduction
156(1)
Fornication and Adultery
156(1)
Incest
157(1)
Abortion
158(2)
Sodomy
160(1)
Indecent Exposure
161(1)
Obscenity
161(4)
Prostitution and Related Offenses
165(1)
Bigamy and Polygamy
166(1)
Child Molesting
166(1)
Criminal Sexual Psychopath Laws
166(1)
Additional Offenses to the Family Relationship
167(2)
Theft
169(28)
Theft in General
169(2)
Larceny
171(1)
Larceny in General
171(6)
Degrees of Larceny
177(1)
Shoplifting
178(1)
Lost, Mislaid, and Abandoned Property
178(2)
Embezzlement
180(1)
Introductory Comments
180(1)
Embezzlement Defined
180(1)
Theft by Fraud
181(1)
Introductory Comments
181(1)
False Pretenses
182(1)
Confidence Games: The Swindle
183(1)
Larceny by Trick
184(1)
Other Frauds
184(1)
Receiving or Concealing Stolen Property
185(1)
General Comments
185(1)
Elements
186(6)
Other Thefts
192(1)
General Comments
192(1)
Identity Theft
193(4)
Robbery
197(9)
Introductory Comments
197(1)
Definition of Robbery
197(1)
The Taking in Robbery
198(3)
The Force or Threat of Force in Robbery
201(2)
Modern Robbery: Statutory Modifications
203(3)
Burglary and Related Offenses
206(11)
Burglary Defined
206(8)
Statutory Modifications
214(3)
Arson
217(7)
Arson in General
217(1)
Willful and Malicious
217(1)
Burning
218(1)
Dwelling House
218(1)
Of Another
219(1)
Statutory Modifications of Arson
220(1)
Burning with the Intent to Defraud an Insurer
221(1)
Problems of Proving an Arson Case
222(2)
Forgery and Related Offenses
224(10)
General Comments
224(1)
Forgery
224(4)
Uttering a Forged Instrument
228(2)
Making and Uttering Worthless Checks
230(1)
Counterfeiting
231(3)
False Imprisonment, Abduction, and Kidnapping
234(11)
Introductory Comments
234(1)
False Imprisonment
234(4)
Abduction
238(1)
Kidnapping
238(7)
Crimes Involving Narcotic Drugs and Alcoholic Beverages
245(10)
Narcotics Legislation: Introductory Comments
245(2)
An Analysis of the Uniform Act
247(1)
Acquisition, Possession, and Use of Narcotic Drugs
248(3)
Crimes Involving the Use, Sale, and Manufacture of Alcoholic Beverages: Introductory Comments
251(1)
Crimes Involving the Manufacture and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
251(1)
Public Drunkenness
252(3)
Extortion, Blackmail, and Bribery
255(6)
Introductory Comments
255(1)
Extortion
255(2)
Blackmail
257(1)
Bribery
257(1)
Other Crimes Chargeable against Public Officials
258(3)
Traffic Offenses
261(14)
Introductory Comments
261(1)
Moving and Nonmoving Violations: Signs and Signals
262(1)
Territorial Application of Traffic Laws
262(1)
Who Must Obey Traffic Laws
263(1)
Parking and Related Offenses
263(1)
Speeding Offenses
264(2)
Racing
266(1)
Driving Under the Influence
267(1)
Reckless Driving
268(1)
Vehicular Homicide
269(1)
Hit and Run
270(1)
The Doctrine of Lesser Included Offenses and the Traffic Laws
270(1)
Can There Be a Defense to These Mala Prohibita Offenses?
271(1)
Criminal or Civil: Which?
272(3)
Crimes Affecting Judicial Process
275(15)
Introductory Comments
275(1)
Perjury
275(5)
Subornation of Perjury
280(2)
Embracery
282(1)
Escape, Rescue, and Breaking Prison
282(4)
Obstructing Justice
286(1)
Criminal Contempt
287(3)
Crimes Against Public Order
290(12)
Introductory Comments
290(1)
Unlawful Assembly, Rout, and Riot
290(1)
Affray
291(1)
Breach of the Peace, Disturbing the Peace, Disorderly Conduct
292(1)
Nuisance
293(1)
Malicious Mischief, Malicious Destruction of Property, Vandalism
294(1)
Trespass of Real Property
295(1)
Vagrancy
296(1)
False Public Alarms, Harassment, and Violation of Privacy
297(1)
Gambling and Related Offenses
298(4)
Organized, White Collar, and Commercial Crimes
302(13)
Addressing Organized Crime
302(1)
Organized Crime: The Threat to a Free Society
302(2)
RICO
304(1)
Extortionate Credit Transactions
304(1)
Money Laundering
305(1)
Mail and Wire Fraud
306(1)
Addressing White Collar and Commercial Crime
307(1)
Introduction
307(1)
Tax Evasion
307(1)
False Advertising
308(1)
Securities Acts
308(1)
Food and Drug Acts
308(1)
Monopoly and Antitrust Laws
309(1)
Computer Crimes
309(2)
Environmental Crimes
311(1)
Epilogue
311(4)
Index 315


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