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Substantive Criminal Law discusses substantive criminal law in Kentucky and examines current criminal statutes. You'll also find a comprehensive analysis of the Kentucky Penal Code. In a time-saving approach, every criminal offense is grouped with its corresponding defenses, making it less likely that an applicable defense will be overlooked. The author also presents expert guidance on how and when to present a defense to a criminal charge, including the distinctions between burdens of pleadings, production, and persuasion. For easy reference, definitions of terms include a description of criminal liability and statutory range of penalties. Research aids include easy-to-use tables of statutes and rules and regulations.