Contemporary criminal law

Contemporary criminal law

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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:Am Professional legal analysis skillsAm Understanding of basic legal conceptsAm The relationship between jurisprudence and the social sciences Am Improved written and verbal skillsStudents 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.De Leon, supra, 138 Cal. ... App.2 Dist.1996) YEGAN, J.: Stephen Duncan Guertin appeals from the judgment entered following a jury trial that resulted in his ... sua sponte on the lesser included offense of a#39;joyridinga#39; in addition to the instructions given on the Vehicle Code section 10851 charge[.] ... On March 28, 1994, Standard discovered that a new beige Toyota Corolla was missing from its inventory.

Title:Contemporary criminal law
Author:David Thomas Skelton
Publisher: - 1998


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