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Principles of criminal law

Author: Harvey Wallace; Cliff Roberson
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001.
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Presents the basic concepts and principles of Criminal Law. The authors present several specific issues, without going into lengthy explanations of majority and minority positions. This book also  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wallace, Harvey.
Principles of criminal law.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001
(DLC) 00057623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Wallace; Cliff Roberson
OCLC Number: 743372136
Description: 1 online resource (x, 358 pages)
Contents: Preface. 1.Sources of Criminal Law. Punishment.Principles of Criminal Responsibility.Morals Versus Law.Classification of Crimes.Origins of Criminal Law.Case Law.Reform of Criminal Law.2.Limitations on Criminal Liability. Bill of Rights.Eighth Amendment.Due Process.Jurisdiction.Social Harm.Right to Privacy.Legality.Equal Protection.Double Jeopardy.3.Basic Requirements of a Criminal Act. Act-Actus Reus.Intent-Mens Rea.Joinder of Intent and Act.Causation.4.Inchoate or Anticipatory Crimes and Criminal Liability. Attempt.Solicitation.Conspiracy.Accomplices and Accessories.Comparing and Contrasting Inchoate Crimes.5.Defenses. Criminal Responsibility.Justification and Excuse.Procedural Defenses.6.Homicide. Murder.Felony-Murder.Voluntary Manslaughter.Involuntary Manslaughter.Negligent Manslaughter.Special Problems in Homicide.Comparing and Contrasting Homicides.7.Sex Offenses. Rape.Sodomy and Oral Copulation.Other Sexual Acts and Offenses.8.Other Crimes against Persons. Kidnapping.False Imprisonment.Assault and Battery.Aggravated Assault and Battery.Mayhem.9.Robbery and Extortion. Robbery.Extortion.Special Problems in Robbery and Extortion.10.Theft and Other Crimes Involving. Property.Larceny.Embezzlement.False Pretenses.Consolidation of Theft Offenses.Receiving Stolen Property.Forgery.Counterfeiting.11.Crimes against Habitation. Burglary.Arson.Special Problems in Crimes against Habitation.12.Crimes against Public Morals. Obscenity.Prostitution.Games of Chance.Public Corruption.13.Narcotic and Alcohol Offenses. Narcotic Offenses.Alcohol Offenses.Solutions.14.Special Crimes. Introduction.Child Abuse.Elder Abuse.Spousal Abuse.15.Sentencing and Punishment. Introduction to Sentencing.Types of Sentences.Incarceration and Its Alternatives.Victim Rights.The Death Penalty.Case Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: Harvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson.


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