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Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Contemporary Criminal Law, Fifth Edition.
The SAGE edge site for Contemporary Criminal Law by Matthew Lippman offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.
A book that students find interesting and instructors consider educationally valuable, the Fifth Edition of Contemporary Criminal Law combines traditional concepts with thought-provoking cases and engaging learning tools. The text covers both foundational and emerging legal topics such as terrorism, gangs, cybercrime, and hate crimes, illustrated by real-life examples that students connect with. Clear explanations of criminal law and defenses are complemented by provocative, well-edited cases followed by discussion questions to stimulate critical thinking and in-class discussion. The book provides a contemporary perspective on criminal law that encourages students to actively read and analyze the text. The Fifth Edition is enhanced throughout by new cases that offer the most up-to-date coverage of evolving legal opinions and developments in criminal law.
We gratefully acknowledge Matthew Lippman for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Alicia Fisher for developing the ancillaries on this site.
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