For Criminal Justice and Criminal Law courses at the undergraduate or graduate level; also for any Police Academy classes. Written by an accomplished criminal attorney and critically acclaimed filmmaker, this one-of-a-kind text explains all the criminal statutes that define crimes, disorderly persons offenses, and petty disorderly persons offenses. It undertakes the monumental task of deciphering and explaining what the criminal statutes mean, showing how to interpret them for police officers, students, lawyers and judges, and generally making the criminal codebook a more interesting and meaningful tool.
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An absolute necessity for all law enforcement officers, police academy recruits and any students studying criminal law.
Kenneth Del Vecchio is a criminal lawyer who has tried over 400 cases, serving as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. He is also a critically acclaimed filmmaker whose movies have won awards and received national and international distribution. In addition, Del Vecchio is a published novelist.
As a lawyer, Del Vecchio is credited with being one of the youngest attorneys in New Jersey history to try and win a felony jury trial. Since then, Del Vecchio has handled literally thousands of criminal cases as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney.
Often headlined as a Renaissance Man, Kenneth Del Vecchio has been the subject of hundreds of national magazine and newspaper articles. He has been called The Triple Threat: Attorney, Author, Filmmaker by print and television media.
His films, primarily focusing on criminal law, include The Drum Beats Twice, Tinsel Town, Pride & Loyalty and Rules for Men.
In addition to his filmmaking career, Kenneth Del Vecchio is a published novelist, having authored the criminal suspense novels Revelation in the Wilderness and Pride & Loyalty. He resides in the Borough of North Haledon with his wife Francine.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013112224X