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9780834210837

Criminal Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780834210837

  • ISBN10:

    0834210835

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Summary

THE POLICE AND THE COMMUNITY The function of police in contemporary society; the problems arising between citizens and police from the enforcement and nonenforcement of laws, from social changes, and from individual and group police attitudes and practices. COMMUNITY POLICING Police involvement in the community: regular and meaningful contact, quality of life conditions, problem solving and coordination with community service organizations. Crime information, investigation and prevention through community relations.

Author Biography

David C. Brody is Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at Washington State University-Spokane, Spokane, Washington.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Table of Cases
xv
Introduction to the Study of Criminal Law
1(56)
On Crimes and Punishment: The Domain of Substantive Criminal Law
1(26)
The General Principles of the Criminal Law
1(2)
The Meaning of ``Punishment''
3(4)
``The Aims of the Criminal Law''
7(3)
Henry M. Hart, Jr.
The Purposes of Punishment
10(1)
``Punishment''
10(3)
Kent Greenwalt
The Principles of Punishment in Application
13(2)
A Case Example
15(12)
The Criminal Process
27(6)
The Criminal Courts
27(3)
Sources of the Criminal Law
30(3)
Questions of Proof in the Criminal Law
33(22)
The Burden of Proof
33(6)
The Corpus Delicti Rule
39(7)
Jury Nullification
46(9)
Conclusion
55(2)
Constitutional Limits on the Definition and Punishment of Crimes
57(104)
Federal and State Jurisdiction and the Criminal Law
57(5)
The Legality Principle
62(19)
Vagueness
62(13)
Fair Notice: Lambert v. California
75(3)
Ex Post Facto Laws
78(3)
Constitutional Limits on the State's Power To Define Conduct As a Crime
81(50)
Substance Due Process and the Criminal Law
81(19)
The First Amendment and Free Speech
100(24)
Equal Protection of the Laws
124(7)
Constitutional Limits on the Government's Power To Punish
131(28)
Proportionality
131(22)
Equal Protection
153(6)
Conclusion
159(2)
The General Elements of Crimes
161(80)
Introduction
161(1)
Mens Rea
161(33)
General Principles: ``Strict Liability'' Crimes?
161(1)
``Mens Rea''
161(10)
Frances Bowes Sayre
General Intent and Specific Intent
171(6)
The Model Penal Code Approach
177(3)
Mens Rea Requirements for Different Elements of Crimes
180(4)
Transferred Intent
184(7)
Criminal Negligence and Recklessness
191(3)
The Act
194(19)
Act vs. Status
200(9)
Culpable Omissions
209(4)
The Concurrence Principle
213(4)
Harm
217(7)
Causation
224(14)
General Principles
224(11)
The Year-and-a-Day Rule
235(3)
Conclusion
238(3)
Justification Defenses
241(40)
Self-Defense
242(24)
Provocation and the ``Aggressor''
242(3)
Reasonableness of Belief
245(7)
Deadly Force
252(2)
Retreat
254(4)
Imminent Harm and Battered Woman Syndrome
258(6)
Use of Force in Resisting Unlawful Arrest
264(2)
Defense of Another
266(1)
Defense of Home and Property
267(4)
Public Duty
271(5)
Necessity and Choice of Evils
276(4)
Conclusion
280(1)
Excuse Defenses
281(50)
Introduction
281(1)
Insanity
281(14)
Mistake
295(12)
Mistake of Law
295(7)
Mistake of Fact
302(5)
Duress
307(6)
Entrapment
313(6)
Infancy
319(5)
Intoxication
324(4)
Conclusion
328(3)
Criminal Homicide
331(88)
Introduction
331(1)
Sorting Principles
331(77)
Murder and Voluntary Manslaughter: The Common Law Approach
331(17)
The Model Penal Code Approach: Murder v. Manslaughter (for Purposeful Killings)
348(9)
Different Grades of Murder
357(15)
Felony Murder
372(19)
``Depraved Heart'' Murder
391(5)
Manslaughter Based on Unintentional Killings
396(12)
``Life'' and ``Death''
408(8)
Life: The Killing of a ``Human Being''
408(5)
``Death''
413(3)
Conclusion
416(3)
Rape and Sexual Assault
419(36)
Introduction
419(1)
Forcible Rape
419(30)
Actus Reus
420(8)
Mens Rea
428(1)
Special Note: The ``Marital Rape'' Exception
429(4)
Special Note: The Use of Trickery and Psychological Coercion
433(5)
Prosecuting Rape
438(11)
Statutory Rape
449(3)
Grading and Punishing Sex Crimes
452(1)
Grading in Sex Crimes
452(1)
Punishing Aggravated Rape
452(1)
Conclusion
453(2)
Other Crimes against the Person
455(20)
Battery
455(2)
Actus Reus
455(1)
Mens Rea
455(1)
Harm Required
456(1)
Assault
457(3)
Aggravated Assault
460(6)
False Imprisonment and Kidnapping
466(5)
Custodial Interference
471(3)
Conclusion
474(1)
Property Crimes and Crimes against Habitation
475(34)
Historical Development of Larceny
475(1)
The Act Required
476(2)
The Object of the Taking
478(3)
The State of Mind
481(3)
Embezzlement
484(3)
False Pretenses
487(3)
Receiving Stolen Property
490(2)
Consolidated Theft Statutes
492(1)
Robbery
492(4)
Extortion
496(2)
Crimes against Habitation
498(11)
Burglary
499(6)
Arson
505(4)
White Collar Crimes
509(28)
Introduction
509(1)
Problems of Punishment
510(2)
Theoretical Challenges
510(2)
Practical Challenges
512(1)
Liability
512(9)
Corporate Liability
512(1)
Corporate Crime under Attack
513(1)
Francis T. Cullen
Corporate Criminals or Criminal Corporations?
513(5)
Individual Liability
518(3)
Fraud
521(7)
Environmental Crimes
528(5)
Death and Injury
533(3)
Harmful Products
535(1)
Conclusion
536(1)
Liability for the Conduct of Another
537(16)
Introduction
537(1)
Accomplice Liability
538(6)
Actus Reus
538(2)
Mens Rea
540(3)
Note: The Defense of Withdrawal or Abandonment
543(1)
Note: Distinguishing Accomplice Liability from Solicitation and Conspiracy
543(1)
Accessory Liability
544(4)
A Note on Failed or Deferred Prosecutions
548(1)
Vicarious Liability
548(4)
Conclusion
552(1)
Inchoate Crimes
553(36)
Introduction
553(1)
Preparatory Offenses
553(2)
Attempt
555(15)
The Actus Reus of Attempt
555(4)
The Mens Rea of Attempt
559(6)
The Defense of ``Impossibility''
565(2)
The Defense of Abandonment
567(3)
Conspiracy
570(11)
Actus Reus
570(4)
Mens Rea
574(3)
The Scope and Duration of Conspiracy
577(3)
How Conspiracy Differs from Complicity
580(1)
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
580(1)
Solicitation
581(6)
Actus Reus
581(3)
Mens Rea
584(2)
Defense of Renunciation
586(1)
Defense of Impossibility
587(1)
Distinguishing Solicitation from Attempt and Conspiracy
587(1)
The Grading of Inchoate Crimes and the Role of ``Merger''
587(1)
Grading
587(1)
Merger
588(1)
Conclusion
588(1)
Appendix A---Case Reporters and Case Citations 589(6)
Appendix B---American Law Institute Model Penal Code [Selected Portions] 595(28)
Index 623

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