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Criminal Law

Criminal Law begins with the foundations of law and the legal system and then
extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal
law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines. Although it is neither
possible nor desirable to discuss every criminal law, this textbook provides a basic yet
thorough overview of the American criminal justice system. After completing
Criminal Law, you will be familiar with the nature and sources of law, the court system,
the adversarial process, the most prominent crimes, and accompanying criminal


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