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Truly contemporary coverage in an innovative modular format.
Criminal Law and Procedure, 1/e, is a fresh, contemporary approach to criminal law and criminal procedure. The text offers an effective balance of these two subjects in a concise presentation that engages students with current issues and relatable content. Chapters are organized into self-contained modules that facilitate learning and allow instructors to customize their usage of the text. Coverage includes mainstream forms of criminal activity and procedure as well as the most recent hot-button issues such as cyberterrorism.
John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas. A Seattle native, he received both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999 to 2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined University of Texas at Dallas in the fall of 2006. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, ranging from legal issues in policing to crime measurement. He is also the author or coauthor of numerous textbooks, including Introduction to Criminal Justice (with Larry J. Siegel, 13th ed., Cengage, 2012) and Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal (4th ed., Prentice Hall, 2013); coeditor of The Changing Role of the American Prosecutor (SUNY, 2009); and editor of the journal Police Quarterly.
Table of Contents
Part I: Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
Chapter 1 Legal Foundations
Part II: Criminal Law
Chapter 2 Limitations on the Criminal Law
Chapter 3 The Elements of Criminal Liability
Chapter 4 Complicity and Vicarious Liability
Chapter 5 Inchoate Crimes
Chapter 6 Crimes Against Persons
Chapter 7 Crimes Against Property
Chapter 8 Crimes Against the State and Public Order
Chapter 9 Criminal Defenses
Part III: Criminal Procedure
Chapter 10 Introduction to Criminal Procedure
Chapter 11 Search and Seizure
Chapter 12 Interrogation and Identification Procedures
Chapter 13 Pretrial Procedure
Chapter 14 Charging and Pleading
Chapter 15 Trial and Beyond
Appendix A: U.S. Constitution and Amendments
Appendix B: Briefing Cases