Criminal Law Cases and Materials

ISBN-10: 0735568359

ISBN-13: 9780735568358

Edition: 6th 2008 (Revised)

List price: $194.00
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In Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition, interesting, well-edited cases and notes address contemporary cutting-edge issues, while vivid excerpts evoke the social, political, and criminological context of criminal law. Features that have made this book distinctive through seven editions: exceptional authorship the late John Kaplan was a legendary teacher and scholar, and Robert Weisberg and Guyora Binder continue to uphold his standard of excellence an interdisciplinary approach that fuels class discussion and enriches study clear instruction on statutory construction and element analysis well-edited cases, dynamic materials, lucid explanations and illuminating exercises a logical organization that starts with the purposes and limits of punishment and proceeds through the elements of a criminal offense, homicide offenses, justification and excuse, And The rules of attribution cutting-edge coverage of controversial social and legal issues in-depth treatment of the death penalty, rape, and other forms of sexual assault The exciting Seventh Edition heralds a cavalcade of Supreme Court decisions: a special section on Blakely v. Washington and Booker v. United States how the Supreme Court's new Sixth Amendment jurisprudence has effected sentencing laws new cases deciding on cutting-edge issues, including: crimes of passion the location and duration of constructive possession the mental elements of offenses arising out statutes criminalizing material support for foreign terrorist organizations accomplice liability for felony murder ( People v. Cavitt ) the death penalty ( Kansas v. Marsh and Roper v. Simmons ) reasonable self-defense standards for subcommunities with distinctive cultures ( Dixon v. United States ) a defendant's due process rights to an insanity defense ( Clark v. Arizon ) obstruction of justice laws in the corporate context ( United States v. Arthur Andersen LLP ) Offering both the Model Penal Code and common-law doctrine in an interdisciplinary approach, Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition, fuels class discussion and enriches your course.
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List price: $194.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 7/2/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1106
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Just Punishment
The Purposes and Limits of Punishment
The Elements of the Criminal Offense
The Criminal Act
The Guilty Mind
Homicide Offenses
Intentional Homicide
Unintentional Homicide
Capital Murder and the Death Penalty
Justification and Excuse
Defensive Force, Necessity, and Duress
Mental Illness as a Defense
Attribution of Criminality
Additional Offenses
Theft Offenses
Perjury, False Statements, and Obstruction of Justice
A Note on the Model Penal Code
The Model Penal Code
Table of Cases
Table of Model Penal Code Sections
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