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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Aspen Pub
Publication date February 26, 2007
Pages 551
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780735562431
ISBN-10 0735562431
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 10 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $46.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Part of the unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series, Examples & Explanations: Criminal Law, Fourth Edition combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' understanding of the material and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns. Utilizing well-known cases, this brief text is an ideal supplemental source for your Criminal Law course. Additionally, the questions, which call upon a variety of issues in one fact pattern, mirror those that students will face on a law school or bar examination, affording them valuable practice.

Many great features maintain the reliability of this text:

  • utilizes current, well-known cases, some of which have not made the appellate courts or even gone to litigation, to make the material current and easily applicable
  • includes explanations that provide analysis of both prosecution and defense arguments, offering a pedagogical approach that provides valuable exam-writing skills for students
  • remains highly readable and accessible, often incorporating popular culture and humor to spark interest in students
  • comes highly recommended by Atticus Falcon, author of Planet Law School, an orientation guide for students beginning law school
  • offers a straightforward presentation through clear, introductory text that enables students to understand and apply principles
  • incorporates visual aids, in the form of graphs, charts and other illustrations, to demonstrate legal standards and concepts

Updated to reflect recent developments in the news and case law since the Third Edition was published, including:

  • more coverage of new excuses, such as Prozac, Serotonin, Testosterone, etc.
  • examples and explanations based on prescription drug-induced sleepwalking, death caused by abuse of time-release pain-killing patches, and void for vagueness challenges to laws limiting where sex offenders can live or travel
  • Florida self-defense and right-to-carry laws
  • recent Supreme Court cases on the insanity defense (Arizona v. Clark) and duress (Dixon v. United States)
  • recent Supreme Court case on mental competency
  • over 50 new examples, including materials on
    • steroid rage
    • the Zoloft (Prozac) defense
    • terrorism statutes and prosecutions
    • the San Francisco dog maul case



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9780735562431 | details & prices | 551 pages | 7.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $46.95
About: Part of the unique, time-tested <i>Examples & Explanations</i> series, <b> Examples & Explanations: Criminal Law, Fourth Edition</b> combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' understanding of the material and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns.

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