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Criminal Law: Case Studies and Controversies

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2012
Author(s): Robinson
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Take a new approach to criminal law, with an innovative casebook that injects human interest into a course many students have found dry or difficult. The skillful use of case studies as a vehicle for exploring the full range of criminal law makes this Criminal Law: Cases and Controversies casebook distinctly compelling. For each topic area, this carefully crafted text conveys traditional material in a refreshing and engaging new format: a case study provides a detailed story about the people and events leading up to the offense; the text even includes 120 photographs related to the crime stories presented provocative and timely cases from a wide variety of jurisdictions are followed by the then-existing statutes relevant to the case.

Table of Contents includes:
The Nature of Criminal Law and Its Analytic Structure;
The Legality Principle;
Theories of Punishment;
Culpability Requirements;
Culpability and Mistake;
Homicide: Doctrines of Aggravation;
Death Penalty;
Homicide: Doctrines of Mitigation;
Causation;
Attempt Liability;
Impossibility;
Conspiracy;
Voluntary Intoxication;
Complicity;
The Act Requirement and Liability for an Omission;
Corporate Criminality;
Lesser Evils Defense;
Defensive Force Justifications;
Public Authority Justifications;
Mistake as to a Justification;
Mistake Excuses;
Insanity;
Disability Excuses;
Entrapment;
Rape;
Hate Crimes;
Proving Crimes.

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Format Hardcover
Author Robinson
ISBN 9781454807025
Edition 3rd ed., 2012
Publisher Aspen Publishing