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Criminal Law (Justice Series)

By Jennifer L. Moore, John L. Worrall

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 22, 2014

Description

This contemporary text is part of Pearson’s groundbreaking “Justice Series,” and takes a fresh look at criminal law while maintaining a real-world focus.

 

Criminal Law is part of the groundbreaking new series in which best-selling authors and designers have come together focused on one goal - to improve student performance across the criminal justice curriculum. This text maintains a brief format, yet offers a comprehensive introduction to criminal law. The book presupposes no legal expertise, connects criminal law cases to the real world through innovative pedagogy, carefully examines the logic behind high-profile court decisions, and encourages students, through numerous decision making exercises, to be critical thinkers by putting them in the position of the judge, jury, prosecutor or defense attorney.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1: The Foundations of Criminal Law

Chapter 2: Limitations on the Criminal Law

Chapter 3: The Elements of Criminal Liability

 

SECTION 2: DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY

Chapter 4: Justification Defenses

Chapter 5: Excuse Defenses

 

SECTION 3: MULTIPLE OFFENDERS AND INCHOATE CRIMES

Chapter 6: Complicity and Vicarious Liability

Chapter 7: Inchoate Crimes

 

SECTION 4: CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

Chapter 8: Homicide

Chapter 9: Assaultive Offenses

 

SECTION 5: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

Chapter 10: Property Damage and Invasion

Chapter 11: Theft and Analogous Offenses

 

SECTION 6: OTHER CRIMES

Chapter 12: Public Order, Morality, and Vice Crimes

Chapter 13: Terrorism and Offenses Against the State

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780134029467

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Criminal Procedure
    John L. Worrall
  • Criminology, 2nd Edition
    Frank J. Schmalleger
  • NEW MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Policing
    John L. Worrall, Frank J. Schmalleger
  • NEW MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corrections
    Leanne F. Alarid, Philip L. Reichel
  • Corrections
    Leanne F. Alarid, Philip L. Reichel
  • NEW MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Criminology, 2nd Edition
    Frank J. Schmalleger
  • Policing
    John L. Worrall, Frank J. Schmalleger

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ISBN-10: 0-13-314557-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-314557-1

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