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Criminal Law (Justice Series), CourseSmart eTextbook

By Jennifer L. Moore, John L. Worrall

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 14, 2014

Description

For all criminal law courses.

 

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 judge.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

 

This book will help students connect the relevance of criminal law to the real world of criminal justice. It provides:

  • Interesting, up-to-date content: Covers the topics and issues that are relevant today, and grabs student interest with compelling examples
  • Superior pedagogical features: Encourages students to develop critical thinking skills with numerous examples and exercises
  • Groundbreaking instructor support: Makes class preparation quick and easy with innovative features

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

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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-314560-1