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Criminal Law W/ CD - ROM & Infotrac

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Pub. Date:
6/26/2001
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Clear and easy to understand, Joel Samaha's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating, current court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, Samaha guides you as you hone your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. You'll see the principles, defenses, and elements of crime at work as you progress through the book-and you'll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons property, society, and crimes against the state. Featuring the latest topics and court cases, as well as many study tools to help you do well in this course, Samaha's CRIMINAL LAW is a text you will want to keep as a valuable reference even after you graduate and begin your career in the criminal justice field of your choosing.

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

Preface xi
The Nature and Purposes of Criminal Law
1(34)
Introduction
2(2)
The Nature of Criminal Law
4(1)
Classifying and Grading Crimes
4(4)
Crime, Tort, and Nonlegal Responses to Social Harms
5(1)
The General and Special Parts of Criminal Law
6(1)
Grading Schemes
6(2)
Punishment
8(8)
Retribution
10(2)
Prevention
12(3)
Trends in Punishment
15(1)
Criminal Law in a Federal System
16(1)
Sources of Criminal Law
17(6)
The Common-Law Origins of Criminal Law
18(1)
Criminal Codes
19(1)
Common-Law Crimes and Modern Criminal Law
20(2)
``Rational Criminal Law''
22(1)
Nonlegal Influences on Criminal Law
23(5)
The Influence of Ideology
23(2)
The Influence of Irrationality
25(1)
The Influence of History
26(1)
The Influence of an ``Ethical Core''
27(1)
Summary
28(7)
Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law
35(43)
Introduction
36(1)
The Rule of Law
37(1)
Ex Post Facto Laws
37(1)
Void-for-Vagueness Doctrine
38(1)
How to Read, Brief, and Find Cases
39(8)
Equal Protection of the Laws
47(3)
Free Speech
50(7)
Right to Privacy
57(13)
Cruel and Unusual Punishments
70(4)
Summary
74(4)
The General Principles of Criminal Liability: The Requirement of Action
78(38)
Introduction
79(3)
Actus Reus
82(3)
Status as Actus Reus
85(6)
Failure to Act
91(14)
Possession
105(8)
Summary
113(3)
The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Mens Rea, Concurrence, Causation
116(29)
Introduction
117(1)
Determining Mens Rea
118(1)
Four Levels of Mens Rea
118(19)
Purpose
119(6)
Knowledge
125(3)
Standards for Determining Purpose and Knowledge
128(1)
Recklessness and Negligence
129(4)
Strict Liability
133(4)
Concurrence
137(1)
Causation
137(5)
Grading Offenses
142(1)
Summary
142(3)
Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability
145(27)
Introduction
146(1)
Parties to Crime
147(11)
Actus Reus of Accomplice Liability
148(4)
Mens Rea of Accomplice Liability
152(3)
Complicity Following Crime
155(3)
Vicarious Liability
158(12)
Corporate Vicarious Liability
159(4)
Individual Vicarious Liability
163(4)
Vicarious Liability of Parents
167(3)
Summary
170(2)
Uncompleted Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
172(39)
Introduction
173(1)
Attempt
173(21)
History of the Law of Attempt
174(1)
Theories of Criminal Attempt
175(1)
The Elements of Criminal Attempt
175(10)
Legal and Factual Impossibility
185(6)
Abandonment
191(3)
Summary of Attempt Law
194(1)
Conspiracy
194(9)
Conspiracy Actus Reus
194(1)
Conspiracy Mens Rea
195(1)
The Objective of the Conspiracy
196(1)
Parties to the Conspiracy
197(5)
Summary of Conspiracy Law
202(1)
Solicitation
203(5)
Summary
208(3)
Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications
211(63)
Introduction
212(2)
Self-Defense
214(37)
Elements of Self-Defense
215(26)
The Retreat Doctrine
241(3)
Defense of Others
244(1)
Defense of Home and Property
244(7)
Execution of Public Duties
251(4)
Resisting Unlawful Arrest
255(4)
Choice-of-Evils Defense
259(6)
The Elements of the Choice-of-Evils Defense
261(4)
Consent
265(5)
Summary
270(4)
Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses
274(49)
Introduction
275(1)
Insanity
275(15)
Right-Wrong Test
276(6)
Irresistible Impulse Test
282(1)
Substantial Capacity Test
283(6)
Burden of Proof
289(1)
Diminished Capacity
290(1)
Intoxication
291(6)
Age
297(6)
Duress
303(5)
Mistake
308(1)
Entrapment
308(8)
Syndromes
316(3)
Summary
319(4)
Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide
323(60)
Introduction
324(1)
History of Criminal Homicide
325(1)
Elements of Criminal Homicide
325(11)
Taking a Life
326(8)
Causing Another's Death
334(2)
Murder
336(27)
First-Degree Murder
337(12)
Second-Degree Murder
349(3)
Felony Murder
352(7)
Corporate Murder
359(4)
Manslaughter
363(16)
Voluntary Manslaughter
363(9)
Involuntary Manslaughter
372(7)
Summary
379(4)
Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct and Others
383(44)
Introduction
384(1)
Criminal Sexual Conduct
385(4)
History of Rape
385(4)
The Elements of Modern Rape
389(20)
The Actus Reus of Rape
389(7)
The Mens Reus of Rape
396(13)
Assault and Battery
409(8)
The Elements of Battery
410(2)
Grading Battery
412(1)
The Elements of Assault
413(3)
A Comprehensive Model Assault and Battery Statute
416(1)
False Imprisonment
417(1)
Kidnapping
417(7)
Summary
424(3)
Crimes Against Habitation: Burglary and Arson
427(17)
Introduction
428(1)
Burglary
428(8)
Burglary Actus Reus
430(1)
Circumstance Elements
431(4)
Burglary Mens Rea
435(1)
Grading Burglary
435(1)
Arson
436(5)
History and Rationale of Arson
436(1)
Burning: The Arson Actus Reus
437(3)
Arson Mens Rea
440(1)
Property in Arson
441(1)
Grading Arson
441(1)
Summary
441(3)
Crimes Against Property
444(37)
Introduction
445(1)
History of Theft
445(1)
Larceny
446(5)
Larceny Actus Reus
447(3)
The Property and Its Value
450(1)
Larceny Mens Rea
451(1)
Embezzlement
451(1)
False Pretenses---Stealing by Deceit
452(2)
General Theft Statutes
454(1)
Computer Crime
455(8)
Receiving Stolen Property
463(4)
Forgery and Uttering
467(2)
Forgery
467(2)
Uttering
469(1)
Robbery and Extortion
469(8)
Robbery
470(4)
Extortion
474(3)
Summary
477(4)
Crimes Against Public Order and Morals
481(52)
Introduction
482(2)
Street People
484(17)
Loitering
485(8)
Panhandling
493(8)
Street Gangs
501(12)
Summary
513(4)
Appendix
Constitution of the United States
517(16)
Glossary 533(6)
Table of Cases 539(6)
Index 545


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