Criminal Law: Cases, Materials, and Lawyering Strategies
LexisNexis, Apr 26, 2010 - Law - 1038 pages
Criminal Law: Cases, Statutes, and Lawyering Strategies is one of the most compact casebooks in the market, yet it covers all of the traditional criminal law subjects and also contains several special features: explanations and introductions to complex material, a problem approach, an emphasis on reading statutes, current issues such as terrorism, case files, sound coverage of some important areas neglected by other books, and a focus on the realities of the criminal law.
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Summary Table of Contents
MENS REA AND ACTUSEUS
WE WERE STREET RACING WHEN HE DIED IN
Rules Crimes and IRAC
THE BURDEN OF PROOF BEYOND A REASONABLE DCEBT
ASSAULT SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES
THEORY AND PRACTICE
MULTIPLEPARTY COMPLETED CRIMES
CONTRABAND AND TERRORISM
THE LEGALITY AND JUSTIFICATION OF CRIMINAL LAWS
NONCRIMINAL METHODS VICTIMS INTERESTS PLEA
Appendix A EXCERPTS FROM THE MODEL PENAL CODE
Appendix B CASE FILES
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