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Book
xl, 1400 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Institutions and processes
  • The justification of punishment
  • Defining criminal conduct : the elements of just punishment
  • Rape
  • Homicide
  • The significance of resulting harm
  • Group criminality
  • Exculpation
  • Theft offenses
  • Discretion
  • Appendix: American Law Institute, Model Penal Code.
"[This book provides] students not only with a...policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, [this book] focuses on having students develop an...understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-207-01
Video
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col., ; 1/2 in. + 1 study & resource guide
This documentary features women imprisoned for killing their batterers. Their terrifying personal testimonies expose the magnitude and severity of domestic violence in this country.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-207-01