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Principles of Criminal Law (with Built-in Study Guide)

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780205444182

ISBN10:
0205444180
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon

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Summary

Principles of Criminal Law, 3rd edition is a brief text that is ideal for survey courses. The text uses a narrative approach that presents background information necessary to understand the principles involved in criminal law and set forth the elements of the major crimes. Short, succinct edited cases in certain chapters help readers improve their grasp of important topics. Also, a Built-in Study Guide, at the end of each chapter, reviews the chapter material and asks questions designed to highlight the key principles set forth in the chapter.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
CHAPTER 1 Sources of Criminal Law 1(21)
PUNISHMENT
3(1)
PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY
4(1)
MORALS VERSUS LAW
5(1)
CLASSIFICATION OF CRIMES
6(4)
ORIGINS OF CRIMINAL LAW
10(3)
CASE LAW
13(2)
REFORM OF CRIMINAL LAW
15(1)
POLICE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT
16(1)
SUMMARY
17(1)
STUDY GUIDE
18(2)
NOTES
20(1)
WORLDWIDE WEB SITES FOR LEGAL RESOURCES
20(2)
CHAPTER 2 Limitations on Criminal Liability 22(17)
BILL OF RIGHTS
24(1)
EIGHTH AMENDMENT
25(1)
DUE PROCESS
26(1)
JURISDICTION
27(3)
SOCIAL HARM
30(1)
RIGHT TO PRIVACY
30(1)
LEGALITY
31(1)
EQUAL PROTECTION
32(2)
DOUBLE JEOPARDY
34(1)
SUMMARY
34(1)
STUDY GUIDE
35(3)
NOTES
38(1)
CHAPTER 3 Basic Requirements of a Criminal Act 39(18)
ACT ACTUS REDS
41(4)
INTENT-MENS REA
45(6)
JOINDER OF INTENT AND ACT
51(1)
CAUSATION
52(1)
PRESUMPTIONS
52(1)
SUMMARY
53(1)
STUDY GUIDE
54(2)
NOTES
56(1)
CHAPTER 4 Inchoate or Anticipatory Crimes and Criminal Liability 57(27)
ATTEMPT
59(6)
SOLICITATION
65(3)
CONSPIRACY
68(4)
ACCOMPLICES AND ACCESSORIES
72(5)
COMPARING AND CONTRASTING INCHOATE CRIMES
77(2)
SUMMARY
79(1)
STUDY GUIDE
80(2)
NOTES
82(2)
CHAPTER 5 Defenses 84(37)
CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY
87(14)
JUSTIFICATION AND EXCUSE
101(13)
PROCEDURAL DEFENSES
114(2)
SUMMARY
116(1)
STUDY GUIDE
117(2)
NOTES
119(2)
CHAPTER 6 Homicide 121(29)
MURDER
123(8)
FELONY-MURDER
131(4)
VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER
135(3)
INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER
138(3)
NEGLIGENT MANSLAUGHTER
141(1)
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN HOMICIDE
142(2)
COMPARING AND CONTRASTING HOMICIDES
144(1)
SUMMARY
145(1)
STUDY GUIDE
145(2)
NOTES
147(3)
CHAPTER 7 Sex Offenses 150(23)
RAPE
152(8)
SODOMY AND ORAL COPULATION
160(5)
OTHER SEXUAL ACTS AND OFFENSES
165(3)
SUMMARY
168(1)
STUDY GUIDE
169(2)
NOTES
171(2)
CHAPTER 8 Other Crimes against Persons 173(17)
KIDNAPPING
174(4)
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
178(1)
STALKING
179(3)
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
182(2)
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND BATTERY
184(1)
MAYHEM
185(1)
SUMMARY
186(1)
STUDY GUIDE
187(1)
NOTES
188(2)
CHAPTER 9 Robbery, Extortion, and Bribery 190(20)
ROBBERY
192(8)
EXTORTION
200(4)
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN ROBBERY AND EXTORTION
204(1)
BRIBERY
205(1)
SUMMARY
206(1)
STUDY GUIDE
206(2)
NOTES
208(2)
CHAPTER 10 Theft and Other Crimes Involving Property 210(15)
LARCENY
212(4)
EMBEZZLEMENT
216(1)
FALSE PRETENSES
217(1)
CONSOLIDATION OF THEFT OFFENSES
218(1)
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
218(2)
FORGERY
220(1)
COUNTERFEITING
221(1)
IDENTITY THEFT
221(1)
SUMMARY
222(1)
STUDY GUIDE
222(2)
NOTES
224(1)
CHAPTER 11 Crimes against Habitation 225(26)
BURGLARY
227(10)
ARSON
237(8)
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CRIMES AGAINST HABITATION
245(1)
SUMMARY
246(1)
STUDY GUIDE
247(2)
NOTES
249(2)
CHAPTER 12 Crimes against Public Morals 251(13)
OBSCENITY
252(4)
PROSTITUTION
256(3)
GAMES OF CHANCE
259(1)
PUBLIC CORRUPTION
260(1)
SUMMARY
261(1)
STUDY GUIDE
262(1)
NOTES
263(1)
CHAPTER 13 Narcotic and Alcohol Offenses 264(27)
NARCOTIC OFFENSES
266(9)
ALCOHOL OFFENSES
275(6)
SOLUTIONS
281(5)
SUMMARY
286(1)
STUDY GUIDE
287(2)
NOTES
289(2)
CHAPTER 14 Special Crimes and Offenses 291(22)
CHILD ABUSE
292(6)
ELDER ABUSE
298(4)
SPOUSAL ABUSE
302(7)
SUMMARY
309(1)
STUDY GUIDE
309(2)
NOTES
311(2)
CHAPTER 15 Sentencing and Punishment 313(34)
INTRODUCTION TO SENTENCING
316(5)
TYPES OF SENTENCES
321(4)
INCARCERATION AND ITS ALTERNATIVES
325(4)
VICTIM RIGHTS
329(3)
THE DEATH PENALTY
332(10)
SUMMARY
342(1)
STUDY GUIDE
343(2)
NOTES
345(2)
Case Index 347(2)
Subject Index 349


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