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GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW SECOND EDITION

Hall, Jerome


Item #: 5158

Pages: xii, 642p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE

The standard one-volume treatise based on classic legal-realist principles. As its title suggests, Hall providesmore than a thorough overview of the subject; he analyzesthe principles that comprise its foundations with anemphasis on their creation and definition by officials. Thisprocess is explored in its chapters on legality, mens rea,harm, causation, punishment, strict liability, ignorance andmistake, necessity and coercion, mental disease,intoxication and criminal attempt, as well as its generalchapters on criminology, criminal theory and penal theory.Acclaimed when its first edition appeared in 1947, it hasbeen cited regularly ever since.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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