Criminal Law Cases and Materials
Edition: 7th 2012 (Revised)
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Description: Criminal Law: Cases and Materials has long been respected for itsdistinguished authorship. The late John Kaplan’s extraordinary workcontinues with the scholarship of Robert Weisberg and Guyora Binder.Their renowned interdisciplinary approach fuels class discussion as itenriches study. Logically organized into six categories, the textaddresses the purposes and limits of punishment and considers themeaning and types of crime. Well-edited cases, interesting materials,and clear notes combine with cutting-edge issues and important socialquestions, such as who and why we punish. Especially strong are thediscussions on the death penalty, rape, and other forms of sexualassault as well as sentencing proportionality, possession crimes, andfelony murder.The Seventh Edition features updated material and casesthroughout the text.Hallmark features:• Strong authorshipo The late John Kaplan, a storied teacher and scholaro Weisberg and Binder, noted scholars in criminal law• Interdisciplinary approacho fuels class discussiono enriches study• Well-edited cases, interesting materials, and clear notes• Logical organizationo six categorieso address the purposes and limits of punishmento cover the meaning and types of crime• Cutting-edge issues of the law and important social questions, such as who and why we punish• Strong coverage of the death penalty, rape, and otherforms of sexual assaultThe revised Seventh Edition presents:• Updated materials and cases throughout
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List price: $252.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 7/26/2012
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
|Summary of Contents|
|The Purposes and Limits of Punishment|
|The Elements of the Criminal Offense|
|The Criminal Act|
|The Guilty Mind|
|Capital Murder and the Death Penalty|
|Justification and Excuse|
|Defensive Force, Necessity, and Duress|
|Mental Illness as a Defense|
|Attribution of Criminality|
|Perjury, False Statements, and Obstruction of Justice|
|A Note on the Model Penal Code|
|The Model Penal Code|