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Criminal Law

Criminal Law

This is a free textbook offered by Saylor Foundation. An undergraduate multi-state textbook for criminal justice, paralegal, pre-law and administration of justice courses in criminal law. Explores sources of law and the legal system, the Constitution, criminal defenses, elements of a crime, parties to crime, and most criminal offenses such as inchoate crimes, crimes against the person including criminal homicide and sex offenses, crimes against property, crimes against the public, and crimes against the government. The textbook is interactive, and offers hundreds of links, embedded videos, charts, tables, diagrams, ethical scenarios, review questions and their answers, and illustrations to target various learning styles. The textbook also takes a unique "applied approach," providing... Show More


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Buddy Muse
Buddy Muse (Staff)
2 years ago

This resource is bogus.  The resource itself is probably ok but it is not free, even though it has a CC BY NC license on it.  This is the kind of thing that sets OERs back 10 years.

Used in course? Yes
Lisa Storm
Lisa Storm (Faculty)
7 years ago

Criminal Law will be available January, 2012. You can order a review copy, or view the textbook online.

Used in course? Yes
George Holbrook
George Holbrook (Faculty)
7 years ago

Outstanding open criminal law textbook. As a former criminal prosecutor, I found the material engaging and well written!

Time spent reviewing site: 30 min.