Criminal Law (justice Series) by Jennifer L. MooreCriminal Law (justice Series) by Jennifer L. Moore

Criminal Law (justice Series)

byJennifer L. Moore, John L. Worrall

Paperback | January 3, 2017

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Brief. Affordable. Visual.
Criminal Law provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at criminal law that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on the core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorization by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field.


Updated throughout, the Second Edition covers all of the latest hot-button issues in criminal law and includes interesting, fresh, and controversial cases. All of the existing Court Decision boxes are expanded so that instructors can assign them as case briefs or delve deeper into the cases in the classroom.


Criminal Law, Second Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Jennifer L. Moore is associate professor of criminal justice at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. She obtained her BA in government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and her JD with honors from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to entering academics, Professor Moore practiced a...
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Title:Criminal Law (justice Series)Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134559096

ISBN - 13:9780134559094

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Table of Contents

PART 1: FOUNDATIONS

1. The Foundations of Criminal Law
2. Limitations on the Criminal Law
3. The Elements of Criminal Liability

PART 2: DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY

4. Justification Defenses
5. Excuse Defenses

PART 3: MULTIPLE OFFENDERS AND INCHOATE CRIMES

6. Complicity and Vicarious Liability
7. Inchoate Crimes

PART 4: CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

8. Homicide
9. Assaultive Offenses

PART 5: CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

10. Property Damage and Invasion
11. Theft and Analogous Offenses

PART 6: OTHER CRIMES

12. Public Order, Morality, and Vice Crimes

13. Terrorism and Offenses Against the State