Criminal Law in the USA

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Kluwer Law International, 2011 - Law - 166 pages
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides a practical analysis of criminal law in the USA. An introduction presents the necessary background information about the framework and sources of t
 

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Contents

The Author
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SYSTEM
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13
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3 THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
42
Selected Bibliography
49
Scope and Application of Criminal Statutes
55
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2 PRINCIPLES CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF CRIMINAL STATUTES
60
35
101
Criminal Procedure
107
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2 THE INTERROGATION PROCESS
117
Pretrial Proceedings
124
The Trial
131
4 THE BURDEN OF PROOF AND THE VERDICT
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Justification Excuse and Other Grounds
69
Necessity
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Incomplete or Inchoate Criminal Offenses
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2 SOLICITATION
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5 ENTRAPMENT
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1 THE DIFFERENT SENTENCING SYSTEMS
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3 PRISONERS RIGHTS AND COMPLAINT PROCEDURES
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