Criminal law / by Wayne R. LaFave, David C. Baum Professor of Law emeritus, and Center for Advanced Study Professor emeritus, University of Illinois
- LaFave, Wayne R.
- St. Paul, MN : West, a Thomson Reuters business, 
- Copyright Date:
- Fifth edition, student edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xxxi, 1,293 pages).
- pt. I. Introduction; sources and limitations. ch. 1 Introduction and general considerations -- ch. 2 Sources and general limitations -- ch. 3 Constitutional limits on power to create crimes -- ch. 4 Criminal jurisdiction -- pt. II. General principles. ch. 5 Mental states -- ch. 6 Acts; concurrence and consequences -- ch. 7 Insanity defense -- ch. 8 Insanity -- procedural considerations -- ch. 9 Excuses and other conditions -- ch. 10 Justification -- ch. 11 Solicitation and attempt -- ch. 12 Conspiracy -- ch. 13 Parties; liability for conduct of another -- pt. III. Offenses against the person. ch. 14 Murder -- ch. 15 Manslaughter; suicide assistance -- ch. 16 Physical harm and apprehension thereof -- ch. 17 Rape -- ch. 18 Confinement -- pt. IV. Offenses against property. ch. 19 Theft -- ch. 20 Other personal property crimes -- ch. 21 Real property crimes.
- Major emphasis is placed on the basic premises of criminal law, including its sources and general limitations. This Hornbook provides detailed discussion on the topics of responsibility, justification and excuse, inchoate crimes, accomplice, and liability. Attention is also given to subjects such as causation, insanity, and conspiracy.
- 9780314912688 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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