Kentucky Criminal Law

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Are you prepared to argue a criminal case in a Kentucky courtroom? Your clients expect you to be, and your opponents already are if they own Kentucky Criminal Law. It provides some of the best and most exhaustive coverage of court decisions interpreting significant criminal statutes of Kentucky -- all in one convenient volume.

Now in its second edition, Kentucky Criminal Law is a necessity for any Kentucky criminal law practitioner. Authored by an Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Appeals Division, Office of the Kentucky Attorney General, Kentucky Criminal Law covers virtually every topical area of criminal law likely to confront both the courts and the criminal practitioner.

Text contains complete introductory sections for each chapter, leading to extensive discussion of the court decisions and significant criminal cases and statutes covering:

•  General principles of liability
•  Justification and other defenses
•  Responsibility
•  Protection against unfair or oppressive prosecution
•  Assault and related offenses
•  Kidnapping and related offenses
•  Burglary, criminal mischief, and arson
•  Theft, robbery, and forgery
•  Business practices crimes and related offenses
•  Offenses involving governmental operations
•  Offenses against public order
•  Sentencing

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 General Principles of Liability
Chapter 3 Parties
Chapter 4 Justification and Other Defenses
Chapter 5 Responsibility
Chapter 6 Protection Against Unfair or Oppressive Prosecution
Chapter 7 Inchoate Offenses
Chapter 8 Homicide
Chapter 9 Assault and Related Offenses
Chapter 10 Kidnapping and Related Offenses
Chapter 11 Sexual Offenses
Chapter 12 Burglary, Criminal Mischief, and Arson
Chapter 13 Theft, Robbery, and Forgery
Chapter 14 Business Practices Crimes and Related Offenses
Chapter 15 Offenses Involving Governmental Operations
Chapter 16 Offenses Against Public Order
Chapter 17 Miscellaneous Offenses
Chapter 18 Drug and Alcohol Offenses
Chapter 19 Sentencing
Table of Cases
Index