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Law in a Nutshell: Criminal Law

  • Edition : 6th ed., 2020
  • Author(s) : Loewy
    • ISBN: 9781640201934
    • SKU: 50069
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


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    • ISBN: 9781640201934
    • SKU: 50069V
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Gain an overview and develop perspective on the extensive area of criminal law with this Law in a Nutshell: Criminal Law. Organized into eight sections for quick reference. Expert discussion explores punishment, specific crimes, and the ingredients of a crime such as mens rea and actus reus. This book features special defenses and the burden of proof. It also covers inchoate and group criminality and reflects on the limitations of criminal law.

Features and Benefits include:
Timesaving reference guide;
Enhances understanding of criminal law;
Table of cases;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:

Other crimes against the person;
Self-defense and related defenses;
Crimes against property;
Mens rea (intent);
Actus reus;
Insanity & Other defenses;
Burden of proof;
Presumptions and Inferences;
Inchoate and Group Criminality;
Corporate Criminal Liability;
Limitations of the Criminal Law.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.