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Criminal Law (The Examples & Explanations Series), 4e

Criminal Law (The Examples & Explanations Series), 4e
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  • Sales Rank:418,262
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:4th
  • Pages:580
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):2.3
  • Dimensions (in):9.9 x 7.3 x 1.2
  • Publication Date:February 26, 2007
  • ISBN:0735562431
  • EAN:9780735562431
  • ASIN:0735562431
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Synopsis
Part of the unique, time-tested <i>Examples & Explanations</i> series, <b> Examples & Explanations: Criminal Law, Fourth Edition</b> combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' understanding of the material and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns. Utilizing well-known cases, this brief text is an ideal supplemental source for your Criminal Law course. Additionally, the questions, which call upon a variety of issues in one fact pattern, mirror those that students will face on a law school or bar examination, affording them valuable practice. <p class="copymedium"> <b>Many great features maintain the reliability of this text:</b> </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> utilizes current, well-known cases, some of which have not made the appellate courts or even gone to litigation, to make the material current and easily applicable </li> <li class="copymedium"> includes explanations that provide analysis of both prosecution and defense arguments, offering a pedagogical approach that provides valuable exam-writing skills for students </li> <li class="copymedium"> remains highly readable and accessible, often incorporating popular culture and humor to spark interest in students </li> <li class="copymedium"> comes highly recommended by Atticus Falcon, author of Planet Law School, an orientation guide for students beginning law school </li> <li class="copymedium"> offers a straightforward presentation through clear, introductory text that enables students to understand and apply principles </li> <li class="copymedium"> incorporates visual aids, in the form of graphs, charts and other illustrations, to demonstrate legal standards and concepts </li> </ul> <p class="copymedium"> <b>Updated to reflect recent developments in the news and case law since the Third Edition was published, including:</b> </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> more coverage of new excuses, such as Prozac, Serotonin, Testosterone, etc. </li> <li class="copymedium"> examples and explanations based on prescription drug-induced sleepwalking, death caused by abuse of time-release pain-killing patches, and void for vagueness challenges to laws limiting where sex offenders can live or travel </li> <li class="copymedium"> Florida self-defense and right-to-carry laws </li> <li class="copymedium"> recent Supreme Court cases on the insanity defense (<i>Arizona v. Clark</i>) and duress (<i>Dixon v. United States</i>) </li> <li class="copymedium"> recent Supreme Court case on mental competency </li> <li> over 50 new examples, including materials on <ul> <li> steroid rage </li> <li> the Zoloft (Prozac) defense </li> <li> terrorism statutes and prosecutions </li> <li> the San Francisco dog maul case </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p> </p>

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