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Principles of Criminal Law

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780135121580

ISBN10:
0135121582
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/5/2011
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 1/5/2011.
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Summary

With its brief format and narrative approach,PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW, 5/e moves away from dense citations and lengthy discussion to present the basic concepts and principles of criminal law in a clear and accessible tone. Covering a variety of topics, it discusses crimes such as white collar crime, victimless crime, and political crime, in addition to the major offenses. Chapters focus on real-world applications and include short edited cases, focus boxes, and end-of-chapter practicums. Fully updated in this edition, the revision includes newHow Would You Rulesections and material on terrorism, home invasion robbery, and racketeering.

Table of Contents

1.      Sources of Criminal Law

2.      Limitations on Criminal Liability

3.      Basic Requirements of a Criminal Act

4.      Inchoate or Anticipatory Crimes and Criminal Liability

5.      Defenses

6.      Homicide

7.      Sex Offenses

8.      Other Crimes Against Persons

9.      Robbery, Extortion, and Bribery

10.  Theft and Other Crimes Involving Property

11.  Crimes Against Habitation

12.  Crimes Against Public Morals

13.  Narcotic and Alcohol Offenses

14.  Special Crimes and Offenses

15.  Sentencing and Punishment



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