Key Cases, Comments, and Questions on Substantive Criminal Law
Written by Henry F. Fradella (California State University, Long Beach), this book examines cases with comments, analyses, and discussion questions to help students grasp challenging material and test their knowledge.
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BASIC CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW
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