Criminal Law Today, 7th edition
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Criminal Law Today brings criminal law to life by relating it to the stories of today's headlines. Viewing law as a vital policymaking tool, Schmalleger explores the challenges of continually adapting the law to a complex, rapidly changing society. By providing real-world context, he helps readers grasp the fundamental nature of law, general legal principles, and how the law functions in American society today. Now with revised learning objectives, the 7th edition includes a wide range of new cases, news stories, legal topics, and graphics providing contemporary examples of criminal law in action.
Published by Pearson (July 9th 2021) - Copyright © 2022
Subject: Criminal Justice
Category: Criminal Law
Table of contents
- The Nature and History of Criminal Law
- Criminal Liability and the Essence of Crime
- Expanding the Concept of Crime
- Extending Criminal Liability: Inchoate Offenses and Parties to Crime
- Justifications as Defenses
- Defenses: Excuses and Insanity
- Crimes against Persons: Homicide
- Crimes against Persons: Assault, Sex Offenses, and Other Crimes
- Property and Computer Crimes
- Offenses against Public Order and the Administration of Justice
- Offenses against Public Morality
- Terrorism and Human Trafficking
- Victims and the Law
- Punishment and Sentencing
- How to Brief a Case
- Model Penal Code Excerpts
Table of Cases
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