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Contemporary Criminal Law

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ISBN13: 9780750698115
ISBN: 075069811X
Published: October 1998
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This text provides a foundation of knowledge about contemporary criminal law that future criminal justice practitioners can use professionally on the job. In the process of using this book in their criminal law course, students will derive benefits such as: * Professional legal analysis skills * Understanding of basic legal concepts * The relationship between jurisprudence and the social sciences * Improved written and verbal skills Students will learn modern criminal law, both in its rationale and its application, by understanding how and why it evolved from its common law forms. Presented in this text is not only the substance of contemporary criminal law, but also the methodology used by legal practitioners to solve real problems for real people in real situations. David T. Skelton is an attorney and professor of criminal justice at Indiana State University, where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, law and society, family law, environmental law, and comparative criminal law.;He has been the educational consultant to the Indiana Sheriffs' Association for the past twenty years, editor of the Indiana Sheriffs' Manual of Law and Practice, and the author of numerous articles and chapters on various criminal justice topics.

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Historical Origins Of American Criminal Law * Basic Concepts Of Criminal Law * The American Legal System * The Law Of Homicide * Other Offenses Against The Person * Offenses Against Habitation * Larceny And Related Offenses * Forgery And Fraud Offenses * Offenses Against Public Order And Decency * Offenses Against Government And Justice * Preliminary Or Inchoate Crimes * Parties To Crime * Defenses * Limitations On Prosecution * Contemporary Issues In Criminal Law *