History of Crime and Punishment: The History of Criminal Law, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Rowell
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172443
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172441
  • DDC: 345.7305
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book examines all aspects of criminal law in the United States. It discusses the laws surrounding many different crimes and shows how crimes can impact laws. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Jacob Wetterling Act.
2: Criminal Law Basics.
3: Crimes Against a Person.
4: Murder and Manslaughter.
5: Sex Crimes.
6: Property Crimes.
7: Drug Crimes.
8: Cybercrimes.
9: Criminal Law and Homeland Security.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.