California Criminal Law: Cases, Problems and Materials
This is a comprehensive casebook on California criminal law, equipping students for Socratic dialogue in class, for internships in DA and PD offices, for the bar examination, and for practice. Although the emphasis is California, the book prepares students for bar exams in all states, as well as for the Multistate bar exam. Chapter 1 introduces the criminal justice system. Chapter 2 discusses actus reus. Chapter 3 unpacks mens rea. Chapter 4 deals with causation. Chapter 5 analyzes homicide. Chapter 6 focuses on rape and other sex offenses. Chapter 7 grapples with accomplice liability. Chapter 8 addresses the inchoate offenses of solicitation, conspiracy and attempt. Chapter 9 drills down into defenses. Chapter 10 considers property crimes, plus burglary and an assortment of other offenses. Finally, Chapter 11 is devoted to sentencing, with an introduction to theories of punishment.
West Academic Publishing
St. Paul, MN
Myers, John E.B., "California Criminal Law: Cases, Problems and Materials" (2015). McGeorge School of Law Teaching Materials. 36.