9780534624569

Criminal Law

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534624569

  • ISBN 10:

    0534624561

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/31/2005
  • Publisher: Thomson-Wadsworth
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW. 1. Criminal Law Generally. 2. Purposes, Scope, and Sources of Criminal Law. 3. Essential Elements of a Crime. 4. Criminal Liability. 5. Criminal Responsibility and the Capacity to Commit a Crime. 6. The Law Governing the Use of Force. 7. Other Criminal Defenses. 8. Criminal Punishment. 9. Jurisdiction. Part II: THE BALANCING OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS WITH THE NEED FOR PUBLIC ORDER. 10. Guaranteed Freedoms and Public Order. Part III: CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON. 11. Homicide. 12. Assault, Battery, and Other Crimes Against the Person. Part IV: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY. 13. Theft, Robbery, and Burglary. 14. Shoplifting, Cyber Crimes and Other Commercial Crimes. 15. Fraud and Other Property Crimes. Part V: SEX CRIMES. 16. Rape and Related Sex Crimes. 17. Prostitution, Related Offenses, and AIDS. Part VI: OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT. 18. Drug Abuse and Alcohol-Related Crimes. 19. Terrorism. 20. Organized Crime and Gangs. 21. Contempt, Crimes by Public Officials, and Crimes Against Government. Appendix A: Applicable Sections of the U.S. Constitution. Appendix B: Glossary of Legal Terms. Table of Cases. Index.

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