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Inside Criminal Law: What Matters and Why

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2011
Author(s): Burkoff, Weaver
ISBN:

9780735594975

SKU: 10091

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With a dynamic author team and a dynamic, hard-working pedagogy to aid memory and understanding, Inside Criminal Law: What Matters and Why offers:

Clear explanations that demystify the material without oversimplifying it;
Thorough coverage of key concepts;
Pedagogical features that enhance learning and ease of use:
Overview: Each chapter starts with a brief introduction that positions the topic within the course. From the beginning, students will understand both what the topic is about and why it matters;
Key Terms: Essential terminology is highlighted and explained at first use;
FAQs: Students’ frequently asked questions are spelled out and given straightforward answers that address common mistakes and misconceptions;
Sidebars: These boxes offer additional insights;
Graphics: Charts, photos, and cartoons illustrate concepts, replicating the use of blackboard, PowerPoint, and other visual aids effectively used in the classroom;
Summary: A bulleted list of the key points in the chapter reminds students of the essentials of the chapter topic;
Connections: Each chapter ends with a brief section that connects the material to other chapters, encouraging students to consider “Where have I been?” and “Where am I going?”.

Table of contents includes:
The Purposes of the Criminal Law;
Actus Reus Requirement;
Mens Rea;
Causation;
Complicit;
Attempt;
Conspiracy;
Homicide;
Assault and Battery;
Rape and Sexual Assault;
Theft Offenses and Related Crimes;
Justification Defenses;
Excuses.

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Format Paperback
Author Burkoff, Weaver
ISBN 9780735594975
Edition 2nd ed., 2011
Publisher Aspen Publishing