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good criminal law supplement

good criminal law supplement
« on: November 30, 2005, 02:43:02 PM »
hey everyone i was just wondering if anyone could tell me of a good easy to understand criminal law supplement...preferably one that breaks down the model penal code and the common law. Thanks!

Re: good criminal law supplement
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2005, 02:52:51 PM »
I've got the Examples and Explanations for Crim Law and love it.
It covers all the major topics and does a nice job breaking down the common law and the MPC separately.
Working out the actual examples is nice for finals prep as well.

Itís easily the most common crim supplement Iíve seen being carried around in our library.


Re: good criminal law supplement
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2005, 08:35:29 PM »
Hands down is the Understanding Criminal Law book.  Published by Lexis, written by Dressler (the Crim Law GOD).

Re: good criminal law supplement
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2005, 09:05:47 PM »
If you use the Kadish crim book, I'd have to agree with the Understanding Crim book.  It really clears up issues that the casebook bring out.  It spells out the laws clearly and fairly concisely.

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Re: good criminal law supplement
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2005, 09:59:05 PM »
understanding crim by Dressler. I got an A in crim using it last year. Also, if ur feelin lazy, get the sum and substance CD series. It is dressler lecturing - again, i used these and found them amazing.