Expert authors provide an introduction to the definitions and elements of the various crimes and defenses, integrating both the common law and the Model Penal Code. Subjects covered include offenses against the person, habitation and occupancy, property, and other offenses. Reviews imputability, responsibility in general, limitations in criminal capacity, modifying circumstances, and special defenses.
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Classification of Crime
THE COMMON LAW
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