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Criminal Law, Eleventh Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text works as an authoritative source on criminal law as well as a teaching text that communicates with students. The book covers substantive criminal law and explores its principles, sources, distinctions, and limitations. Definitions and elements of crimes are explained, and defenses to crimes are thoroughly analyzed. Each chapter offers guidance to help students understand what is important, including chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, Legal News boxes that highlight current criminal law issues, and Quick Checks that cue the reader to stop and answer a question or two concerning the material just covered. Unique Exploring Case Law boxes offer guidance in using the accompanying cases, which are provided on the book’s website. A robust collection of instructor support materials addresses teaching and learning issues

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Genre: Law
Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-12-22
File: 548 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317226833

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International criminal law has developed extraordinarily quickly over the last decade, with the creation of ad hoc tribunals in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the establishment of a permanent International Criminal Court. This book provides a timely and comprehensive survey of emerging and existing areas of international criminal law. The Handbook features new, specially commissioned papers by a range of international and leading experts in the field. It contains reflections on the theoretical aspects and contemporary debates in international criminal law. The book is split into four parts for ease of reference: The Historical and Institutional Framework – Sets international criminal law firmly in context with individual chapters on the important developments and key institutions which have been established. The Crimes – Identifies and analyses international crimes, including a chapter on aggression. The Practice of International Tribunals – Focuses on topics relating to the practice and procedure of international criminal law. Key Issues in International Criminal Law – Goes on to explore issues of importance such as universal jurisdiction, amnesties and international criminal law and human rights. Providing easy access to up-to-date and authoritative articles covering all key aspects of international criminal law, this book is an essential reference work for students, scholars and practitioners working in the field.

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Genre: Law
Author: William A. Schabas
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2010-11-08
File: 466 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136866678

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This collection, by leading legal scholars, judges and practitioners, together with theologians and church historians, presents historical, theological, philosophical and legal perspectives on Christianity and criminal law. Following a Preface by Lord Judge, formerly Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, and an introductory chapter, the book is divided into four thematic sections. Part I addresses the historical contributions of Christianity to criminal law drawing on biblical sources, early church fathers and canonists, as far as the Enlightenment. Part II, titled Christianity and the principles of criminal law, compares crime and sin, examines concepts of mens rea and intention, and considers the virtue of due process within criminal justice. Part III looks at Christianity and criminal offences, considering their Christian origins and continuing relevance for several basic crimes that every legal system prohibits. Finally, in Part IV, the authors consider Christianity and the enforcement of criminal law, looking at defences, punishment and forgiveness. The book will be an invaluable resource for students and academics working in the areas of Law and Religion, Legal Philosophy and Theology.

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Genre: History
Author: Mark Hill QC
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2020-05-28
File: 358 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781000071559

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Genre: Criminal procedure
Author: Dallas Mack
Publisher:
Release: 2016
File: 439 Pages
ISBN-13: 0779872649

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This study seeks to present the key principles of criminal law in a comprehensive and readable style. Concentrating on the more theoretical issues, the main focus is on the general principles of criminal liability.

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Genre: Criminal law
Author: Christopher M. V. Clarkson
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Release: 2005
File: 334 Pages
ISBN-13: 0421900903

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Genre: Law
Author: Kenneth M. Wells
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Release: 1978
File: 284 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105043603724

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This volume presents a leading contribution to the substantive arena relating to homicide in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of homicide standardisations in extant law is contestable and opaque. This book provides a logical template to focus the debate. The overall concept addresses three specific elements within this arena, embracing an overarching synergy between them. This edifice engages in an examination of UK provisions, and in contrasting these provisions against alternative domestic jurisdictions as well as comparative contributions addressing a particularised research grid for content. The comparative chapters provide a wider background of how other legal systems treat a variety of specialised issues relating to homicide in the context of the criminal law. The debate in relation to homicide continues apace for academics, practitioners and within the criminal justice system. Having expert descriptions of the wider issues surrounding the particular discussion and of other legal systems’ approaches serves to stimulate and inform that debate. This collection will be a major source of reference for future discussion.

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Genre: Law
Author: Alan Reed
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2018-09-03
File: 370 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351016292

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Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement

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Genre: Law
Author: David C. Brody
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2001
File: 652 Pages
ISBN-13: 0834210835

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Genre: Arrest
Author: Ohio Legal Center Institute
Publisher:
Release: 1966
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105063279017

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Vol. II, Part 1.

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Genre: Law
Author: Gabrielle Kirk MacDonald
Publisher: BRILL
Release: 2000
File: 3 Pages
ISBN-13: 9041111336

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