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Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 7th ed., 2015
Author(s): Dix, Sharlot
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SKU: 93046R

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The selected cases and materials in this Criminal Law casebook are likely to evoke the interest of students, and the actual situations likely to spark emotional responses that must then filter through the requirements of the law and its underlying rationales. The authors have given preference to more recent cases and have provided a review of recent changes in criminal jurisprudence. This casebook includes relevant significant discussions of substantive criminal law issues by the U.S. Supreme Court, and selected material reflecting the criminal law's impact on women, as reflected in the "battered wife" aspect of self-defense and contents of the crime of rape or sexual assault.

Features and Benefits:
Criminalization policy;
Constitutional limits on criminaliztion and punishment;
General principles of criminal liability;
Homicide: grading the criminal causation of death;
Inchoate crimes; "defenses," justification, and excuse.

Table of Contents includes:
Criminalization Policy;
Constitutional Limits on Criminaliztion and Punishment;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: Introduction;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: The Act;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: The State of Mind; Homicide: Grading the Criminal Causation of Death;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: Results and the Requirement of Causation;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: Attendant Circumstances and Sexual Assault;
The Inchoate Crimes;
General Principles of Criminal Liability: Complicity;
"Defenses," Justification and Excuse

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Author Dix, Sharlot
ISBN 9780314285539
Edition 7th ed., 2015
Publisher West