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COMPARATIVE AMERICAN AND TALMUDIC CRIMINAL LAW
                                         Irene Merker Rosenberg and
                                               Yale L. Rosenberg
                                               Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION Overview of Jewish Law––Written and Oral ............................................................... 1
CHAPTER ONE Overview of the Talmudic Criminal Justice System ..................................................... 11
CHAPTER TWO Guilt: Henry Friendly Meets the MaHaRaL of Prague................................................. 21
CHAPTER THREE How to Read Precedent............................................................................................. 38
CHAPTER FOUR The Ten Commandments: The Prohibition Against Coveting and the Problem of No
Actus Reus ................................................................................................................................................... 52
CHAPTER FIVE The Stubborn and Rebellious Son and the Prediction of Future Criminality ............... 63
CHAPTER SIX "Eye for an Eye" ............................................................................................................ 113
CHAPTER SEVEN "Cain Rose Up Against His Brother Abel and Killed Him": Murder or
Manslaughter? ........................................................................................................................................... 131
CHAPTER EIGHT Murder by Gruma: Causation in Homicide Cases Under Jewish Law .................... 155
CHAPTER NINE "Perhaps What Ye Say is Based Only on Conjecture"––Circumstantial Evidence, Then
and Now .................................................................................................................................................... 188
CHAPTER TEN The Talmudic Rule Against Self-Incrimination........................................................... 230
CHAPTER ELEVEN Of God's Mercy and the Four Biblical Methods of Capital Punishment: Stoning,
Burning, Beheading, and Strangulation .................................................................................................... 295

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