Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional

Paperback | June 6, 2011

byNorman Garland

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In this third edition of Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional, Norman M. Garland—through his multiple perspectives as a Professor of Law, a former criminal defense attorney, and a former prosecutor—presents a comprehensive introduction to the basic criminal law structure at the heart of the criminal justice system in the United States. Straightforward yet analytical, the text aims at delivering to students a timely overview of the state of American criminal law in the global and volatile climate of the twenty-first century.

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In this third edition of Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional, Norman M. Garland—through his multiple perspectives as a Professor of Law, a former criminal defense attorney, and a former prosecutor—presents a comprehensive introduction to the basic criminal law structure at the heart of the criminal justice system in the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.5 × 7.1 × 0.8 inPublished:June 6, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078026385

ISBN - 13:9780078026386

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Table of Contents

Preface

About the Author

PART I Criminal Law and the Criminal Justice System

CHAPTER 1 Nature, Origins, Purposes, Structure, and Operation of the Criminal Justice System

CHAPTER 2 Constitutional Limitations on the Criminal Law

CHAPTER 3 Classification of Crimes and Basic Elements of Criminal Responsibility

PART II The Elements of Crime

CHAPTER 4 Parties to a Crime

CHAPTER 5 Incomplete Crimes

CHAPTER 6 Defenses to Crimes

CHAPTER 7 Punishment and Sentencing

PART III Types of Crime

CHAPTER 8 Criminal Homicide

CHAPTER 9 Crimes against Persons: Other Offenses

PART IV Crimes against Property

CHAPTER 10 Crimes against Habitation

CHAPTER 11 Crimes against Property

PART V Crimes against the Community and Institutions

CHAPTER 12 White-Collar Crimes

CHAPTER 13 Crimes against Public Order, Safety, and Morality

CHAPTER 14 Drug- and Alcohol-Related Crimes

CHAPTER 15 Crimes against the Administration of Justice

CHAPTER 16 Organized Crime, Gangs, and Terrorism

Glossary

Photo Credits

Case Index

Subject Index