Criminal law today : an introduction with capstone cases

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Criminal law today : an introduction with capstone cases

Frank Schmalleger

Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2006

3rd ed

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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内容説明

Featuring a balanced text/casebook approach to meet the needs of instructors who prefer a textbook and instructors that prefer a casebook, Criminal Law Today 3e gives students and instructors an accessible, lively introduction to criminal law. Chapter-opening real-life stories and boxed features that illustrate criminal law in practice help students connect criminal law to real life, and a complete suite of in-text learning tools give students the resources they need to master the material presented in the text.

目次

Preface.Acknowledgements.About the Author. 1. The Nature and History of Criminal Law. Introduction What is Criminal Law? Types of Crime Types of Law The Purpose of Law Moral Enterprise The Role of Criminal Law The Rule of Law Historical Sources of Today's Law Natural Law Early Codes Common Law The U.S. Constitution The Federal System The Model Penal Code Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources on the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works How to Brief a Case 2. Criminal Liability and the Essence of Crime. Introduction The Adversarial System Standards and Proof Criminal Liability The Legal Essence of Criminal Conduct The Criminal Act State of Mind Concurrence Summary Questions of Discussion Legal Resources of the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 3. Expanding the Concept of Crime. Introduction Corpus Delicti Additional Elements of Crime Causation Resulting Harm The Principle of Legality Necessary Attendant Circumstances Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 4. Extending Criminal Liability: Inchoate Offenses and Parties of Crime. Introduction Criminal Attempt The Act Requirement Preparation Defenses Completed Offense Punishment Criminal Conspiracy Doctrine of Complicity Elements of the Crime Plurality Requirement Required Intent Parties of Conspiracy Duration of Conspiracy Criminal Solicitation Parties of Crime Relationship of Complicity Accomplice Liability Accessory The Criminal Liability of Corporations Vicarious Liability Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources on the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 5. Justifications as Defenses. Introduction Types of Defenses The Nature of Defense Justification as a Defense Necessity Self-Defense Defense of Others Defense of Home and Property Resisting Unlawful Arrest Consent Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Research on the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 6. Excuses as Defenses. Introduction The Nature of Excuses Categories of Excuses Duress Intoxication Mistake Age Entrapment Syndrome-Based Defense Enhancements Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources on the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 7. The Defense of Insanity. Introduction Competency to Stand Trial Purpose of the Insanity Defense The Insanity Defense - A Common Misunderstanding What is Insanity? History of the Insanity Defense The M'Naughten Rule - Knowing Right from Wrong Control Rules - The Irresistible Impulse Test The Durham Rule - Crime as a Product of Mental Disease The ALI Test - Substantial Capacity Guilty by Mentally Ill (GBMI) The Doctrine of Settled Insanity Diminished Capacity How Widely Used is the Insanity Defense? Consequences of an Insanity Finding Abolishing the Insanity Defense Summary Questions for Discussion 8. Legal and Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Homicide. Introduction Criminal Homicide Corpus Delicti Taking a Life Defining "Death" Time of Death Proximate Cause and Homicide Murder Malice Aforethought Capital Murder Felony Murder Manslaughter Voluntary Manslaughter Involuntary Manslaughter Negligent Homicide Vehicular Homicide Suicide Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 8. Legal and Social Dimensions of Personal Crime: Assault, Battery, and Other Personal Crime. Introduction Assault, Battery, and Mayhem Assault Placing Another in Fear Conditional Assaults Aggravated Assaults Attempted Assaults Antistalking Statutes Battery Aggravated Battery Mayhem Sex Offenses Rape Same-Sex Rape Rape Shield Laws Sexual Assault Kidnapping and False Imprisonment Kidnapping False Imprisonment Terrorism Terrorism and the Law The USA PATRIOT Act Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 10. Legal and Social Dimensions of Property and Computer Crime. Introduction Theft Crimes Larceny Embezzlement False Pretenses Forgery Receiving Stolen Property Robbery Extortion Identity Theft - A New Type of Theft Consolidation of Theft Crimes Burglary Arson Computer and High-Technology Crimes Early Computer Crime Cases Computer Crime Laws Types of Computer Crimes Federal Cybercrime Enforcement Agencies Internet-Based Crime Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 11. Offenses Against Public Orders and the Administration of Justice. Introduction Crimes Against Public Order Breach of Peace and Disorderly Conduct Fighting and Affray Public Intoxication Alcohol and Drug Laws Riot and Unlawful Assembly Vagrancy and Loitering Teenage Curfew Weapons Carrying Illegal Entry into the United States Crimes Against the Administration of Government Treason Perjury and Contempt Obstruction of Justice Escape Misconduct in Office and Bribery Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 12. Offenses Against Public Morality. Introduction Crimes Against Public Decency and Morality Prostitution Pornography, Obscenity, and Lewdness Other Consensual Sex Offenses Gambling and Gaming Controlled Substances A Critique of Laws Regulating Public Morality Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone Cases 13. Victims and Law. Introduction Who is a Victim? A Short History of the Victim The Philosophy of Victim Compensation Victims' Assistance Programs Today Victims' Rights The Growth of Victims' Rights "Son of Sam" Laws Victim Impact Statements Victim Statistics The National Crime Victimization Society Violence Against Women Young Black Male Victims Elderly Victims The Uniform Crime Reports Restitution The Restoration Movement Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources for the World Wide Web Capstone Cases 14. Punishment and Sentencing. Introduction Sentencing Rationales Retribution Deterrence Rehabilitation Restoration Incapacitation Imposing Criminal Sanctions Federal Sentencing Practices The Role of the Jury in Sentencing Enhancements Truth in Sentencing Plea Bargaining Traditional Sentencing Options Hate Crimes Capital Punishments The Courts and Capital Punishment Limits on Death Row Appeals Cruel and Unusual Punishments Intermediate Sanctions Summary Questions for Discussion Legal Resources on the World Wide Web Suggested Readings and Classic Works Capstone CasesAppendix A: Constitution of the United States of America.Appendix B: Model Penal Code Excerpts.Glossary.Table of Cases.Subject Index.

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA7496775X
  • ISBN
    • 0131702874
  • LCCN
    2005042450
  • 出版国コード
    us
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Upper Saddle River, NJ
  • ページ数/冊数
    xxi, 742 p.
  • 大きさ
    29 cm
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