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Criminal Law Defenses (Criminal Practice Series)

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 1984-2020
ISBN: 9781731948069
Publication Frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update format: N/A

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Criminal Law Defenses (Criminal Practice Series)


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Criminal Law Defenses allows you to effectively represent defendants by providing defenses recognized by the statutes and caselaw of every state. This easy-to-use treatise helps you:

    • Discover whether a particular defense is available to your client

    • Assess the potential and the limitations of more than 60 commonly employed defenses, covering virtually every criminal law defense statute

This publication contains:

    • Discussions of criminal law defense statutes

    • Exhaustive citations to secondary sources

    • References to proposed model codifications

    • A table of cases and table of statutes

    • Model Penal Code references

    • Table of secondary authorities

Topics include public policy defenses, excuse defenses, and nonexculpatory public policy defenses.