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Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional authored by criminal justice expert Norman M. Garland provides a comprehensive study of the rules and laws that encompass the structure of the criminal justice system. This edition gives a wide-ranging overview of the nature origins and purposes of the criminal justice system affording students a thorough understanding of this complex subject matter. The general principles that motivate the lawmakers have not changed since the development of Anglo-American criminal law, although legislative detail and focus have varied. This edition takes into account the shifts in emphasis of the lawmakers and courts in the development of the American criminal law in the global political, economic, and social climate of the twenty-first century. Straightforward yet analytical, the book aims at delivering to students a timely overview of the state of American criminal law. The book is designed primarily for undergraduates enrolled in basic criminal law classes for Criminal Justice students. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master recall and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet.
Part 1 Criminal Law and the Criminal Justice System
CHAPTER 1: Nature, Origins, Purposes, Structure, and Operation of the Criminal Justice System
CHAPTER 2: Constitutional Limitations on the Criminal Law
CHAPTER 3: Classification of Crimes and Basic Elements of Criminal Responsibility
Part 2 The Elements of Crime
CHAPTER 4: Parties to a Crime
CHAPTER 5: Incomplete Crimes
CHAPTER 6: Defenses to Crimes
CHAPTER 7: Punishment and Sentencing
Part 3 Types of Crime
CHAPTER 8: Criminal Homicide
CHAPTER 9: Crimes against Persons: Other Offenses
Part 4 Crimes Against Property
CHAPTER 10: Crimes against Habitation
CHAPTER 11: Crimes against Property
Part 5 Crimes Against the Community and Institutions
CHAPTER 12: White-Collar Crimes
CHAPTER 13: Crimes against Public Order, Safety, and Morality
CHAPTER 14: Drug- and Alcohol-Related Crimes
CHAPTER 15: Crimes against the Administration of Justice
CHAPTER 16: Organized Crime, Gangs, and Terrorism
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