Questions & Answers: Criminal Law
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Understand better what you're learning in Criminal Law class and prepare effectively for exams by applying concepts as you learn them. This study guide includes over 180 multiple-choice and short-answer questions arranged topically for ease of use during the semester, plus an additional set of 18 short-answer questions comprising a comprehensive "practice exam."
For each multiple-choice question, Attorney Levine and Professor Marcus provide an answer that indicates which of four options is the best answer and explains thoroughly why that option is better than the other three options. Each short-answer question is designed to be answered in fifteen minutes or less. For these questions, Professor Marcus and Attorney Levine offer a thoughtful, complete, yet brief, model answer.
Table of Contents
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Topic 1: LIMITS ON THE CRIMINAL SANCTION
Topic 2: ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE
A. The Act
1. Failure to Act
2. The Voluntary Act
B. The Mental State
Topic 3: PARTIES TO CRIMES
Topic 4: THE INCHOATE OFFENSES
Topic 5: CRIMES
A. The Property Offenses: Larceny, Embezzlement, False Pretenses
B. Offenses Against the Habitation: Burglary, Arson
F. Sex Offenses
Topic 6: CAUSATION
Topic 7: DEFENSES
B. Defense of Others
C. Defense of Property
F. Prevention of Crime
I. The Insanity Defense
J. Diminished Capacity
K. Competency to Stand Trial
Practice Final Exam