The Seventh Edition features updated material and cases throughout the text.
o The late John Kaplan, a storied teacher and scholar
o Weisberg and Binder, noted scholars in criminal law
o fuels class discussion
o enriches study
Well-edited cases, interesting materials, and clear notes
o six categories
o address the purposes and limits of punishment
o cover the meaning and types of crime
Cutting-edge issues of the law and important social questions , such as who and why we punish
Strong coverage of the death penalty, rape, and other forms of sexual assault
The revised Seventh Edition presents:
Updated materials and cases throughout
For more than thirty years, Emanuel Law Outlines have been the most trusted name in law school outlines. Here s why:Developed by Steve Emanuel when he was a law school student at Harvard, Emanuel Law Outlines became popular with other law students and spawned an industry of reliable study aids. (Having passed the California bar as well, Steve Emanuel is now a member of the New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia bars.) Each Outline is valuable throughout the course and again at exam time. Outline chapters provide comprehensive coverage of the topics, cases, and black letter law covered in the course and major casebooks, written in a way you can easily understand. The Quiz Yourself Q&A in each chapter and the Essay Q&A at the end provide ample opportunity to test your knowledge throughout the semester. Exam Tips alert you to the issues that commonly pop up on exams and to the fact patterns commonly used to test those items. The Capsule Summary an excellent exam preparation tool provides a quick review of the key concepts covered in the course. The comprehensive coverage is more sweeping than most outlines. Each Emanuel Law Outline is correlated to the leading casebooks. Every title is frequently updated and reviewed against new developments and recent cases covered in the leading casebooks. Tight uniformity of writing style and approach means that if you use one of these guides, you can be confident that the others will be of similar quality.
Surprisingly concise, visually compelling, the Inside Series is extremely useful throughout the semester to help you identify the essential components of the law and how they fit together.Comprehensive coverage of the essential topics emphasizes what you need to know and why. Clear, straightforward, informal writing explains every topic for you without over-simplifying the concepts. Overviews and Tables of Contents in each chapter act as a roadmap to guide you through topics, showing you why each matters and how it fits into the larger framework of the law. FAQs clarify points of law and help you avoid common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars enrich the text with fascinating detail from legal history, policy, famous cases and more. Bolded key terms, Connections and summaries reinforce your understanding and give you ample opportunity for self-review. The overall graphical design of the series supports your visual learning.
One look inside this book and you ll notice that every page promises unobstructed learning. You ll see an uncluttered page design, uncluttered coverage, writing uncluttered by legalese, and case excerpts uncluttered by extraneous detail Everything in this book serves a purpose.
Criminal Law: Core Concepts features:A commitment to clarity, reflected in the writing style, organization, pedagogy, and design Shrewd case editing that hones in on salient themes and principles Engaging and informative examples throughout the text Plain English discussion of the Model Penal Code Timely coverage of contemporary topics, such as street crime