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Criminal Law - Text Only

Criminal Law - Text Only - 11th edition

Criminal Law - Text Only - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9781285061917

ISBN10: 1285061918

Criminal Law - Text Only by Joel Samaha - ISBN 9781285061917
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 14
Copyright: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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Criminal Law - Text Only by Joel Samaha - ISBN 9781285061917

ISBN13: 9781285061917

ISBN10: 1285061918

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 14

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Clear, concise, and cutting edge, Joel Samaha's best-selling Criminal Law, 11th Edition helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress through the book, you'll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons, property, society, and the state. You'll also see these principles at work in the cases and crimes that illustrate them.

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Table of Contents

1. Criminal Law and Punishment: An Overview.
2. Constitutional Limits on Criminal Law.
3. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Actus Rea.
4. The General Principles of Criminal Liability: Mens Rea, Concurrence, and Causation.
5. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Justifications.
6. Defenses to Criminal Liability: Excuses.
7. Parties to Crime and Vicarious Liability.
8. Inchoate Crimes: Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation.
9. Crimes Against Persons I: Criminal Homicide.
10. Crimes Against Persons II: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Bodily Injury, and Personal Restraint.
11. Crimes Against Property.
12. Crimes Against Public Order and Morals.
13. Crimes Against the State.
Appendices (Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights).

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