Criminal Law

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2001 - 652 pages
This title covering the essentials of criminal law is ideal for criminal justice, criminology, and law enforcement professionals. Readers will learn not only what the law is, but how it evolved, the principles upon which it is based, and how it applies to various circumstances. This text will give them that knowledge in a streamlined format which combines edited cases with textual material introducing and analyzing the cases.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Criminal Law
1
New York 28
4
The Criminal Process
27
Mitchell 566
40
Constitutional Limits on the Definition and Punishment of Crimes
57
Rogers 235237
75
Louisiana 140
113
Youngs Drug Products Corp
123
Valentine
341
for Purposeful Killings
348
Sheline 439443
375
United States 548
388
Taylor 565
415
Conclusion
416
Walden 213 540
444
Chapter 8Other Crimes against the Person
455

Jaffe 565
131
Rusk 420423
157
Chapter 3 The General Elements of Crimes
161
Kuhrig
213
Hardwick 8390 91 100
218
State
228
Justification Defenses
241
United States 571572 578
242
United States
251
Taylor 444448
258
Commonwealth 227
264
Chapter 5 Excuse Defenses
281
Seguritan 355
303
Ullman
323
Criminal Homicide
331
Chapter 9 Property Crimes and Crimes against Habitation
475
State 389
481
Chapter 10White Collar Crimes
509
Young 237
513
Chapter 11Liability for the Conduct of Another
537
Chapter 12Inchoate Crimes
553
Conspiracy
570
Appendix ACase Reporters and Case Citations
589
Appendix BAmerican Law Institute Model Penal Code Selected Portions
595
Index
623
Louisiana 46
629
Dudley and Stephens 1924 280
640
California 104108 113
641
State 153
643
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James R. Acker is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York.

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