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Cases And Problems In Criminal Law

Author : Myron Moskovitz
ISBN : 9780327174158
Genre : Law
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A client comes to a lawyer with a difficult legal problem, involving a complex set of facts. The lawyer then researches the legal issues, finding a cluster of cases and statutes - almost all from the jurisdiction in which the problem arises. In order to advise the client (and, if necessary, to litigate the case), the lawyer must analyze, distinguish, reconcile, and interrelate the authorities in the cluster, seeing them as a group indicating the direction of that state's law, as well as seeing them separately. Cases and Problems in Criminal Law contains the caselaw that law students have to know and helps professors to recreate that experience so their students can learn how to handle it. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Category: Law

California Criminal Law Cases And Problems

Author : Steven F. Shatz
ISBN : 9780327173953
Genre : Law
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This book emphasizes cases and problems as a vehicle for teaching students how to read and understand cases and statutes and to construct legal arguments. The cases are presented in relatively complete form, often with concurring and dissenting opinions in order to give students examples of fully developed legal arguments. The many short problems throughout the book are all taken from real cases and ask the students to develop the appropriate legal arguments based on the cases they have read. Each chapter begins with an introduction to give background to the cases and to outline the issues to be explored. Notes, which have been kept to a minimum, are generally used to extend the students' analysis by asking them to consider theoretical or policy issues raised by the cases or alternative approaches contained in the Model Penal Code or other jurisdictions. The Third Edition includes many new and influential California cases, as well as new problems, continuing the commitment to showing the students current developments in the criminal law.
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Cases And Problems In Criminal Procedure The Police

Author : Myron Moskovitz
ISBN : 9781579110482
Genre : Law
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This unique coursebook attempts to recreate for law students the experience that lawyers have when analyzing the procedural issues involved in the investigatory phase of a criminal case. This approach not only enhances learning but also makes learning enjoyable since students get to play lawyer. At the outset of each chapter, a complex problem is presented in the form of a memo to a law clerk working in a variety of settings (reporting to a public defender, prosecutor, judge or private criminal defense attorney). The problem is followed by the research tools--relevant cases and statutes--necessary to solve the problem. Notes follow many cases, suggesting to students how the cases might be used to analyze the problem. They also contain summaries of recent cases which may give students a broader perspective on how courts are handling the issues raised by the main cases. This book focuses on criminal procedure under the United States Constitution. Cases are edited sparingly, and many dissents and concurring opinions are included. The cases are presented in chronological order within a topic so that students can see how doctrines or laws developed historically. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Category: Law

Adjudication Of Criminal Justice

Author : Ronald L. Carlson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063708544
Genre : Law
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This case book is organized around a series of criminal procedure problems based on a major homicide case (which appears in the appendix). Focuses on the hearing and adjudication phases of criminal procedure, and emphasizes prosecutor and defense roles in each of the vital steps in a criminal case from bail hearings through appeals, preliminary hearings, joinder and severance of offenses, speedy trial hearings, applications for discovery, motions to close proceedings to avoid prejudicial publicity, motions to suppress confessions, and many others.
Category: Law

Criminal Law

Author : Bloch
ISBN : 1454836407
Genre : Law
File Size : 55.44 MB
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Bioethics and Public Health Law is based on Part II, "The Patient, the Provider, and the State, of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage a variety of issues and topics not covered in the parent book. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes, compelling problems and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of bioethics and public health care law. The Third Edition includes recent cases and developments in biotech, including stem cell research and gene patents, and has been updated for HIPPA coverage, DNA research and biobanks. Discussions of confidentiality and informed consent include new legislative and judicial responses to posthumous reproduction and the challenges arising from international reproductive tourism. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of bioethics and the complex relationships between patients, providers, the state, and public health institutions. Includes cases and materials on Bioethics not found in the parent book, including: Duty to treat. Wrongful reasons to reject patients. Discrimination. Informed consent and experimentation. Confidentiality. Conflicts of interest. The right to health care. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Clear notes smooth transitions between cases and background information. Teacher's Manual is derived from corresponding sections in the parent Teacher's Manual. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Sections on confidentiality and conflict of interest. Expanded coverage of palliative care, DNA research and biobanks. Updates for HIPPA coverage and enforcement, PrEP for persons at risk for HIV, public health measures and litigation regarding obesity and nutrition. International aspects of public health, including Millenium Goals, WHO reform, and efforts to improve global health governance. Legislative and judicial responses to posthumous reproduction, anonymity for game donors New biotech case law, including Sherley v. Sebelius and Ass'n for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Category: Law

California Criminal Law

Author : John E. B. Myers
ISBN : 0314274014
Genre : Law
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This concise casebook provides a comprehensive introduction to substantive criminal law. While focusing primarily on California law, it covers the broad principles of criminal law that are tested on the bar examination, including the Multistate Bar Examination. Shorter than most competing books, it is amenable to a 2 or 3-unit semester-long course. It is loaded with problems--most of them taken from actual California cases--and it comes with a teacher's manual.
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Criminal Law

Author : David S. Rudstein
ISBN : 160042192X
Genre : Law
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Criminal Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, Third Edition, focuses on basic principles of Anglo-American criminal law and is designed for use in an introductory course in Criminal Law, either in a law school or an undergraduate program in Criminal Justice, taught by teachers who use the case method of instruction. The book includes cases and statutes from various jurisdictions, as well as excerpts from the Model Penal Code. In addition, the author has strategically placed problems throughout the book so students can apply the law set forth in the cases and statutes to new fact situations, thereby allowing them to test their knowledge and reinforce their understanding of the relevant legal principles. The goal of the book is twofold: first, to help students gain an understanding of the general principles of Anglo-American criminal law; second, to aid students to develop their skills in case analysis, statutory interpretation, synthesis of cases, and problem-solving. David S. Rudstein is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Program in Criminal Litigation at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, where he has been teaching Criminal Law to first-semester students since 1973. Professor Rudstein received a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University, and an LL.M. from the University of Illinois. After receiving his law degrees he served for a year as law clerk to Justice Walter V. Schaefer of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Professor Rudstein is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Council of Lawyers. In addition to having edited casebooks on criminal law and criminal procedure, he has written a book on the double jeopardy provision of the United States Constitution, is co-author of a three-volume treatise entitled Criminal Constitutional Law, and has published numerous law review articles on various aspects of constitutional criminal procedure.
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Criminal Law

Author : Kevin Mcmunigal
ISBN : 1531004016
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This problem-pedagogy casebook gives due attention to common law cases but also emphasizes the importance of statutes in the modern world. Innovative features, such as graphic exercises and diagrams of crimes, are integrated with more traditional elements. Beginning with an overview of the criminal justice system, the book goes on to devote chapters to the following topics: punishment, making criminal law, conduct, mental states, homicide, causation, defenses, rape, attempted crimes, complicity, consipracy, and theft. Criminal Law also includes an appendix with relevant sections of the Model Penal Code.

Michigan Criminal Law

Author : John H. Ramsdell
ISBN : OCLC:8046402
Genre : Criminal law
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Category: Criminal law