In Criminal Law, we examine the black letter rules of criminal law most commonly tested on the MBE and in law school. By combining a simple approach to legal learning with the innovative appeal of an audio study aid, Criminal Law provides you with a concise overview of the subject matter in a way that makes it easy to learn, understand, and memorize. Criminal Law also includes numerous hypothetical examples and analyses to help you apply the rules of law to analyze any given fact patterns.
Key topics include:
Elements of a crime (actus reus, mens rea, causation)
Inchoate offenses (solicitation, conspiracy, attempt)
Homicide (common law murder, first degree murder, manslaughter, the felony murder rule)
Crimes against the person (assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, sex offenses)
Crimes against property (larceny, embezzlement, false pretenses, robbery)
Burglary and arson
Defenses to crimes (insanity, intoxication, self-defense, necessity, duress, consent, mistake)
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