Recommended Titles and Treatises

Criminal law defenses

by Paul Robinson. Thomson West. 1984.
2 volumes.

This two-volume Criminal Practice Series examines the potentials and limitations of more than 60 defenses. Cites and discusses criminal law defense statutes. Covers substantive defenses as recognized by the statutory and case law of every state. Topics include public policy defenses, excuse defenses, and nonexculpatory public policy defenses. For those states without criminal law defense statutes, the author examines case law that accepts or rejects various defense theories. Also contains exhaustive citations to secondary sources, as well as references to proposed model codifications.

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