Criminal Law begins with
the foundations of law and the legal system and then extensively explores
criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal law, the
Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines. Topics covered includes:
Constitutional Protections, The Legal System in the United States, The
Elements of a Crime, Criminal Defenses, Parties to Crime, Inchoate Offenses,
Criminal Homicide, Sex Offenses and Crimes Involving Force, Fear, and Physical
Restraint, Crimes against the Public, Property and Government.
This Guide offers you in a nutshell, what the Criminal
Law is about: it gives you an insight into the course materials which have been deliberately compressed in order to
ensure that you are able to cover as much as possible within the given period.
Topics covered includes: Purpose Of Criminal Law, Content Of Crime, Element Of
An Offence, General Principles Of Criminal Responsibility, Classification Of
Crimes, Parties To An Offence, Offences Against Persons, Lawful Homicide,
Offences Against Persons.
This engaging and interactive
textbook will enhance your ability to be successful in academics or a career
in criminal justice. This book begins with the foundations of law and the
legal system and then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using
general state principles, federal law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal
Code as guidelines.
This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in law
and legal history.The text was intended to assist students in understanding
the rules of criminal law which would enable them to form a clear idea of the
practical task confronting the prosecution and defence in the trials of
A classic of both philosophy and jurisprudence, this 1789 work
articulates an important statement of the foundations of utilitarian
philosophy. It also represents a pioneering study of crime and punishment.
Bentham's reasoning remains ever relevant and central to contemporary debates
in moral and political philosophy, economics, and legal theory.
of some of the perpetrators of the murder of Stephen Lawrence at the start
of 2012 has led to a renewed focus on the institutional racism in our
criminal justice system; institutional racism that meant that the Lawrence
family had to wait over 18 years for any form of justice. Media comment has
focused on the headline grabbing disparities in the use of stop and search,
recruitment and retention in the police service, and access to justice for
victims of racist violence. These are crucial issues that are addressed in