Criminal Law

Front Cover
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2001 - Law - 652 pages
This title covering the essentials of criminal law is ideal for criminal justice, criminology, and law enforcement professionals. Readers will learn not only what the law is, but how it evolved, the principles upon which it is based, and how it applies to various circumstances. This text will give them that knowledge in a streamlined format which combines edited cases with textual material introducing and analyzing the cases.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Chapter 1Introduction to the Study of Criminal Law
1
New York 28
4
The Criminal Process
27
Mitchell 566
40
Conclusion
55
Rogers 235237
75
Louisiana 140
113
Youngs Drug Products Corp
123
Valentine
341
State 389
365
Vandelinder 586
370
Johnson 109 113
384
Page numbers in italics denote figures and exhibits
388
California 200202
393
State 406407
406
Wade 82412
412

Jaffe 565
131
Rusk 420423
157
Chapter 3The General Elements of Crimes
161
Kuhrig
213
Hardwick 8390 91 100
218
State
228
Wilson 140453
237
Chapter 4Justification Defenses
241
United States 571572 578
242
United States
251
Taylor444448
258
Commonwealth 227
264
Louisiana 46
271
Chapter 5Excuse Defenses
281
Ullman
323
Chapter 6Criminal Homicide
331
Conclusion
416
Commonwealth 213
427
Chapter 8Other Crimes against the Person
455
Chapter 9Property Crimes and Crimes against Habitation
475
Chapter 10White Collar Crimes
509
California 38
513
Chapter 11Liability for the Conduct of Another
537
Chapter 12Inchoate Crimes
553
Conspiracy
570
Appendix ACase Reporters and Case Citations
589
Appendix BAmerican Law Institute Model Penal Code Selected Portions
595
Index
623
Quill 99 129131
631
Nebraska 38
651
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

James R. Acker is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York.

Bibliographic information