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This casebook relies on Tennessee-specific statutes and cases to illustrate how abstract concepts of criminal law play out on the ground. The role of prosecutors in defining the law through their charging and plea bargaining decisions is emphasized throughout. The mental elements of crimes are analyzed in context, illustrating how the same mental element can be proven differently depending on whether the defendant knew, for instance, that he had stolen goods or illegal drugs. By mooring the discussion to the Tennessee Code, rather than the Model Penal Code, this book is a practical text for law students in Tennessee that does not sacrifice the philosophical discussions central to criminal law.
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Book Description West, 2011. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P02031427247X
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