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Substantive Criminal Law, 3d (West's Criminal Practice Series)

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2017-2020
ISBN: 9781731963932
Publication Frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update format: N/A

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Substantive Criminal Law, 3d (West's Criminal Practice Series)


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A respected set, Substantive Criminal Law analyzes the law in terms of caselaw and statutory law via the Model Penal Code. The text focuses on the ways specific crimes and general principles of criminal law are defined by state statutes and interpreted by the courts.

Extensive discussion of the Model Penal Code provides accurate assessment of the statutory particulars of each state, as well as their probable ramifications. This title also explores:

    • General considerations

    • Sources and general limitations

    • Basic premises

    • Responsibility, justification, and excuse

    • Anticipatory offenses

    • Parties

    • Crimes against the person

    • Crimes relating to property

This set also includes table of cases, statutes, and authorities.