Browse All Categories
Study Aids Science and Math Computers and Technology Business and Economics Politics and Social Sciences Fiction Nonfiction Children’s Books

Criminal Law, Ninth Edition

Paul Marcus, Linda A. Malone, Cara H. Drinan and William W. Berry III
eISBN-13: 9781531014650

eBook Features

  • Read your book anywhere, on any device, through RedShelf's cloud based eReader.
  • Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration.
  • The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be used offline.
  • The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be printed.
  • The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be copied and pasted into external tools and documents.
Already purchased in store?
or
Rent or Buy from $ 140.47 USD
Note: We do not guarantee supplemental material with textbooks (e.g. CD's, Music, DVD's, Access Code, or Lab Manuals)

Additional Book Details

This casebook introduces the first-year student to the basics of American criminal law. Drawing on statutory, common and constitutional law, the book raises the questions of why and how we punish, and it enables instructors to discuss with students the thorny problem of the relationship between the state and the individual. As with most substantive criminal law courses, the book covers a range of topics including rationales for punishment, elements of key crimes, inchoate offenses, and defenses.

This most recent edition includes several new problems and comments reflecting contemporary challenges in the criminal justice system, such as extreme juvenile sentencing, criminalization of poverty, disproportionate punishment along race and class lines, redrafting of the Model Penal Code sections on sexual offenses, limits on deadly force in law enforcement, assisted suicide, and the erosion of the insanity defense.

Sold By Carolina Academic Press
ISBNs 9781531014643, 9781531014650, 153101464X, 1531014658
Publish Year 2021
Language English
Website https://cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781531014643/Criminal-Law-Ninth-Edition#