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Criminal Law in New York provides practice-oriented insights from experienced New York practitioners and offers a contemporary examination of the substantive crimes as defined under the Penal Law. You'll get expert analysis of each crime, as well as citations to controlling statutes and caselaw. Topics covered include:
• Controlled substances
• Dangerous weapons
• Sexual offenses
• Computer-related crimes
• Insurance fraud and other frauds
• And more
The authors also discuss:
• Capacity and intent
• Classification and punishment of offenses
• Incapacity and family status defenses
• Defenses of justification
• Affirmative and miscellaneous defenses
You'll also find treatment of emerging criminal topics involving hate crimes and computer crimes, as well as extensive coverage of new decisions determining the sufficiency of evidence of injury necessary to prove assault charges, criminal contempt, aggravated criminal contempt, grand larceny, and identity theft.