A Layperson's Guide to Criminal Law

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Index
Accessory liability, 100-102; accessory after the fact, 103, 107-8; as distinguished from conspiracy liability, 102; knowledge requirement, 101
Accomplice liability. See Accessory liability
Act. See Voluntary act
Aiding and Abetting. See Accessory liability
American Law Institute test, 137-38
Armed robbery. See Robbery
Arraignment, 177
Arrest, 175
Arson, 165
Assault, 161; first degree, 163; simple assault, 161-63; with intent to commit other crimes, 164
Assisted suicide, 56-58
Attempt, 97-100; required mental state, 98; substantial step, 99
Bad check statutes, 122
Battered woman's syndrome, 147, 152-55
Battery, 162
Beyond a reasonable doubt 182, 188
Burglary, 117-19
Capital punishment. See Death penalty
Causation, 29-31; direct cause, 29; expert testimony to establish, 37-40; proximate cause, 30
Child abduction statutes, 161, 172-74
Common law, 1-3
Computer crime, 123-25
Conspiracy, 91-97, 104-6; agreement, 92; liability for, 96-97; overt act requirement, 91, 94; parties to, 91; scope of, 94; unlawful act requirement, 93; withdrawal from, 95-96
Criminal codes, 3-8; codification process, 3-5; common characteristics of, 5-6; federal criminal law, 6-7
Criminal procedural law, 7-8
Criminal trial process, 178-83
Criminality and undesirable conduct, 10-14
Date rape. See Sexual assault

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction xi
  • 1 - A Brief History of Crime and Punishment in America 1
  • 2 - Basic Concepts of Criminal Law 19
  • 3 - Unlawful Killings 43
  • 4 - Sexual Assault and Related Offenses 65
  • 5 - Preparatory Criminal Conduct 87
  • 6 - Theft Offenses 111
  • 7 - Criminal Law Defenses 131
  • 8 - Miscellaneous Criminal Offenses 157
  • 9 - The Criminal Process 175
  • Glossary 191
  • Bibliography 197
  • Index 199
  • About the Author 203
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