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Reconstructing jury instructions in homicide offenses : rethinking homicide law, Hisham M. Ramadan

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Reconstructing jury instructions in homicide offenses : rethinking homicide law
Title
Reconstructing jury instructions in homicide offenses
Title remainder
rethinking homicide law
Statement of responsibility
Hisham M. Ramadan
Title variation
Rethinking homicide law
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers critical analysis for jury instructions in the United States. Supported by court decisions, careful interpretation of the United States Constitution, and jurist's arguments, Hisham M. Ramadan thoroughly examines the mental elements in crime, the burden of proof in criminal trials, and the doctrine of reasonableness
Cataloging source
WYV
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Ramadan, Hisham M
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9682
LC item number
.R36 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Jury instructions
  • Homicide
Label
Reconstructing jury instructions in homicide offenses : rethinking homicide law, Hisham M. Ramadan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (S.J.D.)--University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • p. 58.
  • A.
  • Nature of the Risk: Subjective versus Objective Awareness
  • p. 64.
  • B.
  • The
  • Necessity of Knowledge in Criminal Law
  • p. 67.
  • C.
  • Historical Overview of Knowledge: The Four Prongs of Knowledge
  • Impact of an Undefined Standard of Proof in Criminal Trials
  • p. 73.
  • D.
  • The
  • Modern Application of Knowledge Prongs
  • p. 75.
  • 1.
  • Knowledge of the Circumstances in Statutory Construction
  • p. 75.
  • 2.
  • Knowledge of the Consequences: The Necessity of Knowledge of the Consequences
  • p. 6.
  • p. 77.
  • 3.
  • Knowledge of the Nature and the Quality of the Conduct: The Existence of Knowledge of the Conduct in the Penal Codes
  • p. 81.
  • 4.
  • Knowledge of Law
  • p. 81.
  • E.
  • Degrees of Recklessness Instructions
  • p. 83.
  • A.
  • F.
  • The
  • Relationship between the Concept of Unjustified Risk Taking and the Prongs of Knowledge
  • p. 86.
  • IV.
  • Analysis and Conclusion
  • p. 87.
  • V.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 88.
  • "To A Moral Certainty" Approach
  • A.
  • Reckless Homicide Instructions That Qualify For Manslaughter
  • p. 88.
  • B.
  • Reckless Indifference Homicide Instructions That Qualify for Murder
  • p. 88.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Intentional Homicide
  • p. 91.
  • II.
  • p. 8.
  • The
  • Cognitive State of Desire: Desire to Cause Death versus Desire to Cause an Act That Ultimately Causes Death
  • p. 92.
  • III.
  • The
  • Cognitive State of Belief "Knowingly"
  • p. 95.
  • IV.
  • Intentional Homicide with Aggravating Circumstances: Premeditation and Deliberation
  • p. 99.
  • B.
  • VI.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 102.
  • A.
  • With Knowledge/Knowingly
  • p. 102.
  • B.
  • Purpose/Purposely
  • p. 103.
  • C.
  • The
  • Premeditation and Deliberation
  • p. 104.
  • Chapter 5.
  • Negligence
  • p. 105.
  • II.
  • The
  • History of the Fault Element in Negligence: Awareness of Fault
  • p. 106.
  • III.
  • Analogy Approach
  • Modern Analysis of Fault in Culpable Negligence
  • p. 108.
  • A.
  • Two Concepts Breed Several Approaches: Recklessness and Breach of Duty of Care
  • p. 108.
  • B.
  • Justifying Punishment of the Negligent
  • p. 110.
  • IV.
  • Redefining Culpable Negligence: Integrating Negligence within the Theory of Knowledge
  • p. 10.
  • p. 113.
  • VI.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 117
  • Chapter 1.
  • C.
  • "Beyond Substantial Doubt" Approach
  • p. 11.
  • IV.
  • The
  • Basic Concepts in "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" Instructions
  • p. 13.
  • A.
  • Historical Background
  • p. 13.
  • The
  • B.
  • The
  • Modern Analysis of the Presumption of Innocence
  • p. 15.
  • C.
  • Proposed Alternative Interpretation of the Presumption of Innocence
  • p. 17.
  • 1.
  • Contrasting Theories of Innocence: Canadian versus American
  • p. 17.
  • Standard of Proof in Criminal Trials (The Challenge of Explaining "Reasonable Doubt")
  • 2.
  • The
  • Deficiencies in the American Approach
  • p. 18.
  • D.
  • The
  • Quantum of Proof
  • p. 21.
  • VII.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 1.
  • p. 30.
  • A.
  • Version One(Adopting the Canadian Approach)
  • p. 31.
  • B.
  • Version Two(Reflecting the Existing Law)
  • p. 32.
  • Chapter 2.
  • Reconstructing Reasonableness in Criminal Law
  • p. 35.
  • II.
  • II.
  • The
  • Rise and Fall of Reasonableness in Criminal Law
  • p. 36.
  • III.
  • Policies That Underlie the Reasonableness Standard
  • p. 40.
  • IV.
  • The
  • Failure to Achieve the Objectives of the Reasonableness Standard
  • Is "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" A Self-Explanatory Concept?
  • p. 41.
  • V.
  • Rule of Substance versus Rule of Evidence
  • p. 44.
  • VI.
  • Presumptions and Inferences in Criminal Law as Verification to a Reasonable Person Standard
  • p. 47.
  • VIII.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 54.
  • p. 3.
  • A.
  • Reasonableness as Permissive Inference
  • p. 54.
  • B.
  • Reasonableness as Mandatory Presumption
  • p. 54.
  • 1.
  • Type One, Which Merely Shifts the Burden of Production to the Defendant
  • p. 54.
  • 2.
  • III.
  • Type Two, Which Shifts the Ultimate Burden of Proof to the Defendant
  • p. 55.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Recklessness
  • p. 57.
  • II.
  • Problems with Setting Recklessness Boundaries
  • p. 57.
  • III.
  • Outlining Recklessness Boundaries
Control code
56053111
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 120 pages
Isbn
9780761828532
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004102955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Reconstructing jury instructions in homicide offenses : rethinking homicide law, Hisham M. Ramadan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (S.J.D.)--University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • p. 58.
  • A.
  • Nature of the Risk: Subjective versus Objective Awareness
  • p. 64.
  • B.
  • The
  • Necessity of Knowledge in Criminal Law
  • p. 67.
  • C.
  • Historical Overview of Knowledge: The Four Prongs of Knowledge
  • Impact of an Undefined Standard of Proof in Criminal Trials
  • p. 73.
  • D.
  • The
  • Modern Application of Knowledge Prongs
  • p. 75.
  • 1.
  • Knowledge of the Circumstances in Statutory Construction
  • p. 75.
  • 2.
  • Knowledge of the Consequences: The Necessity of Knowledge of the Consequences
  • p. 6.
  • p. 77.
  • 3.
  • Knowledge of the Nature and the Quality of the Conduct: The Existence of Knowledge of the Conduct in the Penal Codes
  • p. 81.
  • 4.
  • Knowledge of Law
  • p. 81.
  • E.
  • Degrees of Recklessness Instructions
  • p. 83.
  • A.
  • F.
  • The
  • Relationship between the Concept of Unjustified Risk Taking and the Prongs of Knowledge
  • p. 86.
  • IV.
  • Analysis and Conclusion
  • p. 87.
  • V.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 88.
  • "To A Moral Certainty" Approach
  • A.
  • Reckless Homicide Instructions That Qualify For Manslaughter
  • p. 88.
  • B.
  • Reckless Indifference Homicide Instructions That Qualify for Murder
  • p. 88.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Intentional Homicide
  • p. 91.
  • II.
  • p. 8.
  • The
  • Cognitive State of Desire: Desire to Cause Death versus Desire to Cause an Act That Ultimately Causes Death
  • p. 92.
  • III.
  • The
  • Cognitive State of Belief "Knowingly"
  • p. 95.
  • IV.
  • Intentional Homicide with Aggravating Circumstances: Premeditation and Deliberation
  • p. 99.
  • B.
  • VI.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 102.
  • A.
  • With Knowledge/Knowingly
  • p. 102.
  • B.
  • Purpose/Purposely
  • p. 103.
  • C.
  • The
  • Premeditation and Deliberation
  • p. 104.
  • Chapter 5.
  • Negligence
  • p. 105.
  • II.
  • The
  • History of the Fault Element in Negligence: Awareness of Fault
  • p. 106.
  • III.
  • Analogy Approach
  • Modern Analysis of Fault in Culpable Negligence
  • p. 108.
  • A.
  • Two Concepts Breed Several Approaches: Recklessness and Breach of Duty of Care
  • p. 108.
  • B.
  • Justifying Punishment of the Negligent
  • p. 110.
  • IV.
  • Redefining Culpable Negligence: Integrating Negligence within the Theory of Knowledge
  • p. 10.
  • p. 113.
  • VI.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 117
  • Chapter 1.
  • C.
  • "Beyond Substantial Doubt" Approach
  • p. 11.
  • IV.
  • The
  • Basic Concepts in "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" Instructions
  • p. 13.
  • A.
  • Historical Background
  • p. 13.
  • The
  • B.
  • The
  • Modern Analysis of the Presumption of Innocence
  • p. 15.
  • C.
  • Proposed Alternative Interpretation of the Presumption of Innocence
  • p. 17.
  • 1.
  • Contrasting Theories of Innocence: Canadian versus American
  • p. 17.
  • Standard of Proof in Criminal Trials (The Challenge of Explaining "Reasonable Doubt")
  • 2.
  • The
  • Deficiencies in the American Approach
  • p. 18.
  • D.
  • The
  • Quantum of Proof
  • p. 21.
  • VII.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 1.
  • p. 30.
  • A.
  • Version One(Adopting the Canadian Approach)
  • p. 31.
  • B.
  • Version Two(Reflecting the Existing Law)
  • p. 32.
  • Chapter 2.
  • Reconstructing Reasonableness in Criminal Law
  • p. 35.
  • II.
  • II.
  • The
  • Rise and Fall of Reasonableness in Criminal Law
  • p. 36.
  • III.
  • Policies That Underlie the Reasonableness Standard
  • p. 40.
  • IV.
  • The
  • Failure to Achieve the Objectives of the Reasonableness Standard
  • Is "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" A Self-Explanatory Concept?
  • p. 41.
  • V.
  • Rule of Substance versus Rule of Evidence
  • p. 44.
  • VI.
  • Presumptions and Inferences in Criminal Law as Verification to a Reasonable Person Standard
  • p. 47.
  • VIII.
  • Proposed Jury Instructions
  • p. 54.
  • p. 3.
  • A.
  • Reasonableness as Permissive Inference
  • p. 54.
  • B.
  • Reasonableness as Mandatory Presumption
  • p. 54.
  • 1.
  • Type One, Which Merely Shifts the Burden of Production to the Defendant
  • p. 54.
  • 2.
  • III.
  • Type Two, Which Shifts the Ultimate Burden of Proof to the Defendant
  • p. 55.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Recklessness
  • p. 57.
  • II.
  • Problems with Setting Recklessness Boundaries
  • p. 57.
  • III.
  • Outlining Recklessness Boundaries
Control code
56053111
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 120 pages
Isbn
9780761828532
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004102955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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