The Crime Junkie S Guide To Criminal Law

Author: Jim Silver
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567206514
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This volume was written with the intent of being a field guide to the legal concepts indigenous to crime dramas and Court TV. It is written specifically for the millions of crime junkies who make up the audiences for the variety of crime dramas that blaze across our screens night after night. This book is a guide to criminal law that uses actual trials alongside plots and characters from popular television shows to illustrate criminal law issues like degrees of murder, the defense of intoxication, search warrants, insanity pleas, and the purposes of various pretrial hearings. The author offers a concise, informative, and entertaining explanation of everything readers need to know to truly appreciate crime stories (real and fictional) and understand how criminal law really works.
The Crime Junkie's Guide to Criminal Law
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Jim Silver
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This volume was written with the intent of being a field guide to the legal concepts indigenous to crime dramas and Court TV. It is written specifically for the millions of crime junkies who make up the audiences for the variety of crime dramas that blaze across our screens night
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Authors: Richard G. Niemi, Joshua J. Dyck
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