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Title:
Criminal law : understanding basic principles
Author:
Thomas, Charles Wellington, 1943-
Publication Information:
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1987]

©1987
Physical Description:
159 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780803926691

9780803926684
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Book

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Summary

In Criminal Law , Thomas and Bishop clearly argue that criminal law is an essential but much-neglected component in the training of criminologists and criminal justice professionals. Written by, and for, academics and professionals in the fields of criminal justice and criminology, this book is an introduction to the seminal principles of criminal law.


Summary

In Criminal Law , Thomas and Bishop clearly argue that criminal law is an essential but much-neglected component in the training of criminologists and criminal justice professionals. Written by, and for, academics and professionals in the fields of criminal justice and criminology, this book is an introduction to the seminal principles of criminal law.


Table of Contents

The History and Development of Law
The Nature of Criminal Law
Theories of Law and Its Purposes
Consitutional Limits on Criminal Law
Establishing Jurisdiction over Offenses and Offenders
Justification, Defenses, and Excuses
The History and Development of Law
The Nature of Criminal Law
Theories of Law and Its Purposes
Consitutional Limits on Criminal Law
Establishing Jurisdiction over Offenses and Offenders
Justification, Defenses, and Excuses