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Subject Area: Criminal Law

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Weaver, Burkoff, and Hancock's Criminal Law: A Contemporary Approach, 3d

By: Russell L. Weaver, John M. Burkoff, Catherine Hancock
ISBN: 9781683289470

This state-of the-art casebook is both easy and fun to use. It is designed to give you the basis for an enjoyable, comprehensive learning experience for your students, providing you with the sort of piquing materials that should prompt interested and insightful classroom discussion. The focus here is on teachability, rather than encyclopedic coverage of the field. Many modern, cutting-edge cases and related features are included, as well as the classic decisions, making it possible for you to show students the most current issues in the law as well as the traditional doctrinal underpinnings of this area. Numerous problem-style hypotheticals are also included throughout, serving to stimulate and encourage thought and discussion but also to help you focus your students on practice-oriented, analytical skills. The book also contains updated cases that bring the book entirely up-to-date.

This edition utilizes the CasebookPlus™ platform, providing your students with digital access to faculty authored self-assessments that provide helpful explanations, a personal outline starter, and digital access to additional study resources, including Gilbert Law Dictionary.

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Table of Contents
Sample Chapter 3

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More About The Authors
Russell L. Weaver

Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar Russell L. Weaver teaches constitutional law, advanced constitutional law, remedies, administrative law, criminal law, and criminal procedure at the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. He is also the executive director and past president of the Southeastern Conference of the Association of American Law Schools.
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John M. Burkoff

Professor John M. Burkoff has taught criminal law at the University of Pittsburgh since 1976. He was Associate Dean of Academic Affairs from 2000 to 2004 and has served as chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the Association of American Law Schools. He is the author of 28 books and over 60 articles in the areas of criminal justice and legal ethics.
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Catherine Hancock

Professor Catherine Hancock has taught criminal law at Tulane Law School since 1977. She clerked for Hon. James L. Oakes on the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and later engaged in pro bono criminal defense work. She argued a case in the Supreme Court in 1990. She has authored casebooks, treatises, and articles on criminal procedure and constitutional law, and she has received three teaching awards.
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