Criminal Law: Second Edition

435 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2020

Date Written: August 20, 2020


This is a casebook for a first-year criminal law course at American law schools. It covers statutory interpretation, actus reus, mens rea, attempt, conspiracy, homicide, rape, and general affirmative defenses. The included material is either public domain, Creative Commons, or included with the copyright owner's permission. The book itself is released under a Creative Commons license which you can find at the beginning of the book. I encourage editing, revising, and distributing under those permissive terms.

Keywords: criminal law, criminal justice

Suggested Citation

Yung, Corey Rayburn, Criminal Law: Second Edition (August 20, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Corey Rayburn Yung (Contact Author)

University of Kansas School of Law ( email )

Green Hall
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7577
United States

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