Basic Criminal Law : The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-04
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $177.00 Save up to $95.46
  • Buy Used
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


Basic Criminal Law, Third Editionoffers a comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and to developing the real-world skills students will as paralegals or in other criminal justice roles. Thoroughly updated for the latest trends, it guides students through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures. To promote interest, it presents crimes first and then procedures, and highlights current events and case law throughout. This editionrs"s new features include: completely revamped end-of-chapter material, including a comprehensive Building Your Professional Skills section; a new chapter on sex crimes; more coverage of evidence, technology, and appeals; more charts and diagrams; new state-specific examples, and updated case studies throughout.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is Criminal Law? 

Chapter 2 What is a Crime?           

Chapter 3 Crimes Against the Person: Murder 

Chapter 4 Crimes Against the Person: Sex Crimes             

Chapter 5 Crimes Against the Person: Other Violent Crimes 

Chapter 6 Crimes Against Property 

Chapter 7 Social Crimes 

Chapter 8 Treason, Terrorism, & Wartime Criminal Justice 

Chapter 9 Crimes Against the State

Chapter 10 Common Law Defenses 

Chapter 11 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights Before Arrest           

Chapter 12 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights After Arrest 

Chapter 13 Criminal Procedure: The Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury           

Chapter 14 Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Rights Post-Conviction 

Rewards Program

Write a Review