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Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Author: University Of Minnesota Libraries Publishing Edition

Category: Civil , Criminal & Adr

Date Published: Tuesday, 28-July-2020 11:04:40 AM

This textbook introduces you to our legal system in the United States, the basic elements of a crime, the specific elements of commonly encountered crimes, and most criminal defenses. Criminal law always involves the government and government action, so you will also review the pertinent sections of the United States Constitution and its principles as they apply to criminal law. By the end of the book, you will be comfortable with the legal framework that governs the careers of criminal justice professionals.