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Crime in California: A Case Reader in California Criminal Law

Author(s): Laurie Kubicek

Edition: 4

Copyright: 2019

Details: Ebook w/KHQ | 180 days |

Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California​

Crime in California offers an innovative approach to teaching California criminal law to undergraduate students. Covering substantive criminal law, this publication includes elements of the most important crimes in California. Narrative chapters explain the nuances of each area of law in a way students can understand and a relevant body of case law which can be used to illustrate these principles in an exciting way. In addition to teaching the law through case study, extensive references to the current California Penal Code are provided in each chapter. By engaging in learning the law through case studies, students develop important critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills. Crime in California is an excellent resource for criminal law courses statewide and meets ACJS program standards for Content Area of Law Adjudication.

The NEW fourth edition of Crime in California ​ includes:

  • an affordable and convenient eBook format.
  • exclusive student access to the KHQ study app - a quiz assessment application on iTunes and Google Play markets.
  • updated statutes and case studies.
  • coverage of most important crimes, defenses, & sentencing rules.
  • an instructor’s ancillary site, with test banks, PowerPoints©, and student study resources for each chapter.

Cases
Preface
Acknowledgment

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW

Chapter 2 CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND PARTIES TO CRIME

Chapter 3 HOMICIDE
Fetal Homicide
1st Degree Murder
Felony Murder Rule
2nd Degree Implied Malice Murder
2nd Degree Murder
Voluntary Manslaughter
Involuntary Manslaughter
Vehicular Manslaughter

Chapter 4 SPECIAL DEFENSES
Self-Defense: Deadly Force
Self-Defense: Non-Deadly Force
Insanity
Temporary Insanity
Voluntary Intoxication
Involuntary Intoxication
Mistake of Fact

Chapter 5 CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
Assault & Battery
Battery
Mayhem
Rape
Forcible Rape
Statutory Rape
Pimping
False Imprisonment
Kidnapping
Criminal Threats
Stalking
Robbery
Carjacking

Chapter 6 CRIMES AGAINST HABITATION
Burglary
Arson

Chapter 7 PROPERTY CRIMES
Theft
Embezzlement
Forgery
Extortion
Vandalism

Chapter 8 INCOMPLETE CRIMES: ATTEMPT, CONSPIRACY, AND SOLICITATION
Attempt
Conspiracy
Solicitation


Case Listing

In Re Amber S
In Re Nicholas Y
In Re T.A.J.
People v. Aispuro
People v. Alvarado
People v. Anderson
People v. B.L.
People v. Bamba
People v. Banks
People v. Billa
People v. Breverman
People v. Butler
People v. Button
People v. Calhoun
People v. Contreras
People v. Davis
People v. Fields
People v. Fierro
People v. Flannel
People v. Gaut
People v. Gordon
People v. Hidalgo
People v. Hill
People v. Hoard
People v. Iniguez
People v. Kelly
People v. Kozlowski et al.
People v. Labaer
People v. Lopez
People v. Lucero
People v. Luna
People v. Martinez
People v. Moya et al.
People v. Myers
People v. Nguyen
People v. Perez
People v. Rodriguez
People v. Rodriguez
People v. Russ
People v. Saephanh
People v. Saille
People v. Shannon
People v. Skinner
People v. Staples
People v. Swain et al.
People v. Thompson
People v. Thorn
People v. Uecker
People v. Velez
People v. Vizcarra
People v. Washington
People v. Wooten

 

Laurie Kubicek

Laurie Kubicek has been teaching law to undergraduate students since 1998. She is a Professor in the Division of Criminal Justice at California State University, Sacramento. She is passionate about empowering students to learn the law and mentoring students on their path to law school. She established and serves as the Director of the Sacramento State Pre-Law Advising Program and the Justice Epstein Sacramento County Superior Court Judicial Internship Program. Professor Kubicek has a J.D. from the University of the Pacific—McGeorge School of Law and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from California State University, Stanislaus.

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