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Criminal Law: Cases and Materials - 6th edition

Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (ISBN10: 0735568359; ISBN13: 9780735568358)
ISBN13: 978-0735568358
ISBN10: 0735568359

Summary: In Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition, interesting, well-edited cases and notes address contemporary cutting-edge issues, while vivid excerpts evoke the social, political, and criminological context of criminal law. Features that have made this book distinctive through seven editions: exceptional authorship -the late John Kaplan was a legendary teacher and scholar, and Robert Weisberg and Guyora Binder continue to uphold his standard of excellence an interdisciplinary a
pproach that fuels class discussion and enriches study clear instruction on statutory construction and element analysis well-edited cases, dynamic materials, lucid explanations and illuminating exercises a logical organization that starts with the purposes and limits of punishment and proceeds through the elements of a criminal offense, homicide offenses, justification and excuse, And The rules of attribution cutting-edge coverage of controversial social and legal issues in-depth treatment of the death penalty, rape, and other forms of sexual assault The exciting Seventh Edition heralds a cavalcade of Supreme Court decisions: a special section on Blakely v. Washington and Booker v. United States -how the Supreme Court's new Sixth Amendment jurisprudence has effected sentencing laws new cases deciding on cutting-edge issues, including: crimes of passion -the location and duration of constructive possession the mental elements of offenses -arising out statutes criminalizing material support for foreign terrorist organizations accomplice liability for felony murder ( People v. Cavitt ) the death penalty ( Kansas v. Marsh and Roper v. Simmons ) reasonable self-defense standards for subcommunities with distinctive cultures ( Dixon v. United States ) a defendant's due process rights to an insanity defense ( Clark v. Arizon ) obstruction of justice laws in the corporate context ( United States v. Arthur Andersen LLP ) Offering both the Model Penal Code and co
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Summary: In Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition, interesting, well-edited cases and notes address contemporary cutting-edge issues, while vivid excerpts evoke the social, political, and criminological context of criminal law. Features that have made this book distinctive through seven editions: exceptional authorship -the late John Kaplan was a legendary teacher and scholar, and Robert Weisberg and Guyora Binder continue to uphold his standard of excellence an interdisciplinary approach that fuels class discussion and enriches study clear instruction on statutory construction and element analysis well-edited cases, dynamic materials, lucid explanations and illuminating exercises a logical organization that starts with the purposes and limits of punishment and proceeds through the elements of a criminal offense, homicide offenses, justification and excuse, And The rules of attribution cutting-edge coverage of controversial social and legal issues in-depth treatment of the death penalty, rape, and other forms of sexual assault The exciting Seventh Edition heralds a cavalcade of Supreme Court decisions: a special section on Blakely v. Washington and Booker v. United States -how the Supreme Court's new Sixth Amendment jurisprudence has effected sentencing laws new cases deciding on cutting-edge issues, including: crimes of passion -the location and duration of constructive possession the mental elements of offenses -arising out statutes criminalizing material support for foreign terrorist organizations accomplice liability for felony murder ( People v. Cavitt ) the death penalty ( Kansas v. Marsh and Roper v. Simmons ) reasonable self-defense standards for subcommunities with distinctive cultures ( Dixon v. United States ) a defendant's due process rights to an insanity defense ( Clark v. Arizon ) obstruction of justice laws in the corporate context ( United States v. Arthur Andersen LLP ) Offering both the Model Penal Code and co ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 08
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Aspen Law
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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