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ISBN-10 0133145603ISBN-13 9780133145601
ISBN-10 0133145573ISBN-13 9780133145571
Author(s): Jennifer L. Moore; John L. Worrall
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2015 Pages: 264

For all criminal law courses.

This contemporary text is part of Pearson’s groundbreaking “Justice Series,” and takes a fresh look at criminal law while maintaining a real-world focus.

Criminal Law  is part of the groundbreaking new series in which best-selling authors and designers have come together focused on one goal - to improve student performance across the criminal justice curriculum. This text maintains a brief format, yet offers a comprehensive introduction to criminal law. The book presupposes no legal expertise, connects criminal law cases to the real world through innovative pedagogy, carefully examines the logic behind high-profile court decisions, and encourages students, through numerous decision making exercises, to be critical thinkers by putting them in the position of judge.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This book will help students connect the relevance of criminal law to the real world of criminal justice. It provides:

  • Interesting, up-to-date content: Covers the topics and issues that are relevant today, and grabs student interest with compelling examples

  • Superior pedagogical features: Encourages students to develop critical thinking skills with numerous examples and exercises

  • Groundbreaking instructor support: Makes class preparation quick and easy with innovative features