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Essentials of criminal law

Author: Neil C Chamelin; Clinton Andrew Thomas
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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For courses in Introductory Criminal Law. Known for its straightforward and non-legalese approach, Essentials of Criminal Law 10e continues to deliver a clear, concise and lively introduction to criminal law. This best-selling text includes coverage of all the latest legal issues and Supreme Court decisions, and presents thought-provoking questions and real-life case studies that stimulate critical thinking and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil C Chamelin; Clinton Andrew Thomas
ISBN: 9780132447508 0132447509
OCLC Number: 181142568
Notes: Revised edition of: Criminal Law for Police Officers.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical background of criminal law --
Fundamentals of criminal law --
Jurisdiction --
The criminal act --
The mental element --
Matters affecting criminal responsibility : affirmative offenses --
Assault and related crimes --
Homicide --
Sex offenses and offenses to the family relationship --
Theft --
Robbery --
Burglary and related offenses --
Arson --
Forgery and related offenses --
False imprisonment, abduction, and kidnapping --
Crimes involving narcotic drugs and alcoholic beverages --
Extortion, blackmail, and bribery --
Offenses by and against juveniles --
Traffic offenses --
Crimes affecting the judicial process --
Crimes against public order --
Organized, white-collar, and commercial crimes.
Responsibility: Neil C. Chamelin, Andrew Thomas.
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For courses in Introductory Criminal Law. Known for its straightforward and non-legalese approach, Essentials of Criminal Law 10e continues to deliver a clear, concise and lively introduction to criminal law. This best-selling text includes coverage of all the latest legal issues and Supreme Court decisions, and presents thought-provoking questions and real-life case studies that stimulate critical thinking and debate. Taking a broader approach, this edition is updated throughout and includes revised sections on insanity, hate crimes, drugs, juveniles and the death penalty, and fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer.

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