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Download Chapter I. Sources of Our Criminal Law. (1.1 MB)

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Download Part II. Specific Crimes. [Classification] (24 KB)

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Download Chapter X. Offenses Against Public Peace. (359 KB)

Download Chapter XI. Offenses Against General Welfare--Public Morals, Safety, Health and Comfort. (1.2 MB)

Download Chapter XII. Offenses Against Public Justice and Authority. (863 KB)

Download Chapter XIII. Treason and Piracy. (15 KB)

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“In selecting the cases to be abridged, an effort has been made to choose those that have drawn the most attention, comment, and citation. The reputation of each case is shown to the reader in part by reference to the various collections of important cases on crimes which have been included….”--Preface.

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George Wahr


Ann Arbor


Crime, Crime, Punishment, Self-defense, Murder, Casebooks, University of Michigan Law School


Common Law | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Jurisdiction | Legal Education

A Digest of Important Cases on the Law of Crimes