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Criminal Mischief

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In this exhilarating new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington goes up against an enemy on the run. After a dangerous adventure has him traveling up and down the coast, Stone Barrington is looking forward to some down time at his Manhattan abode. But when an acquaintance alerts him to a hinky plot being hatched across the city, he finds himself eager to pursue justice. After the mastermind behind it all proves more evasive than anyone was expecting, Stone sets out on an international chase to places he's never gone before. With the help of old friends—and alluring new ones—Stone is determined to see the pursuit through to the end, even if it means going up against a foe more unpredictable than he has ever faced...

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: G. Larry Mays,Jeremy Ball,Laura Fidelie
Editor: Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 1454846674
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Criminal Law by G. Larry Mays,Jeremy Ball,Laura Fidelie Summary

This author team had students in mind when they wrote the book on Criminal Law. Criminal Law: Core Concepts uses examples and case excerpts that are interesting and informative, along with logically organized, plain-English discussion of the Model Penal Code. This is the basis for developing a solid understanding of criminal law concepts. One look inside this book and you ll notice that every page promises unobstructed learning. You ll see an uncluttered page design, uncluttered coverage, writing uncluttered by legalese, and case excerpts uncluttered by extraneous detail Everything in this book serves a purpose. Criminal Law: Core Concepts features: A commitment to clarity, reflected in the writing style, organization, pedagogy, and design Shrewd case editing that hones in on salient themes and principles Engaging and informative examples throughout the text Plain English discussion of the Model Penal Code Timely coverage of contemporary topics, such as street crime

Malicious Mischief

Malicious Mischief Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dell Shannon
Editor: Orion
ISBN: 147191402X
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Malicious Mischief by Dell Shannon Summary

'My favourite American crime-writer' New York Herald Tribune Charles O'Connor of the Glendale police and Vic Varallo are having dinner with their wives when they are interrupted by a call informing them of murder. The victim is an old, nearly blind woman, killed in her daughter's flat. This is the first of a spate of crimes including a serial dog thief, the hit-and-run killing of a young mother and her two children, a knife fight and a row of flower pots - growing marijuana. All in a day's work for the Glendale P. D.

Aspen Treatise for Criminal Law

Aspen Treatise for Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul H. Robinson,Michael Cahill
Editor: Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 1454819014
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Aspen Treatise for Criminal Law by Paul H. Robinson,Michael Cahill Summary

A student treatise that explains the basic rules on all core criminal law topics, including the Model Penal Code’s position and the most of the common deviations from it.

Criminal Law By Storm

Criminal Law By Storm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa M. Storm
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483433846
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Criminal Law By Storm by Lisa M. Storm Summary

Criminal Law By Storm begins with the foundations of law and the legal system, then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state and federal principles, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines. This engaging and interactive textbook will enhance your ability to be successful in academics or a career in law, criminal justice, or paralegal. Lisa M. Storm, Esq. has taught at the community college, four-year, and graduate levels since 1992. Currently, she is a tenured faculty member in Administration of Justice at Hartnell College, a California Community College. She is also an attorney and licensed member of the California State Bar.


Lawless Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeffrey Salane
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545520681
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The Lawless School provides the right education for kids on the wrong side of the law. M Freeman has been homeschooled her entire life. So M has no idea just how unusual her education has been - not until she leaves home to attend the prestigious (and mysterious) Lawless School. Suddenly, it's very clear to M that her tutors have been preparing her all along for a life of crime. She excels at escape tactics. She's a whiz at spotting forgeries. Her years of piano lessons pay off when picking pockets and cracking safes. M's newfound talent for criminal mischief soon brings her to the attention of the Masters, the secretive school's most secretive clique. M's interest in the Masters is personal - joining this international dishonor society is her best chance to learn the truth about her father's life . . . and his death. But when her first real-world heist goes wrong, M is left wondering: Is there truly honor among thieves? Jeffrey Salane's first novel is full of twists and turns, reveals and reversals. Spoiling the ending for your friends would be criminal!

Criminal Law, Second Edition

Criminal Law, Second Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles P. Nemeth
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439897875
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Criminal Law, Second Edition by Charles P. Nemeth Summary

In order to fully grasp criminal law concepts, students must go beyond mere rote memorization of the penal code and attempt to understand where the laws originate from and how they have developed. Criminal Law, Second Edition blends legal and moral reasoning in the examination of crimes and explores the history relating to jurisprudence and roots of criminal law. It fosters discussions of controversial issues and delivers abridged case law decisions that target the essence of appellate rulings. Grounded in the model penal code, making the text national in scope, this volume examines: Why the criminal codes originated, and the moral, religious, spiritual, and human influences that led to our present system How crimes are described in the modern criminal justice model The two essential elements necessary for criminal culpability: actus reus (the act committed or omitted) and mens rea (the mind and intent of the actor) Offenses against the body resulting in death, including murder, manslaughter, felony murder, and negligent homicide Nonterminal criminal conduct against the body, including robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, assault, and hate crimes Sexual assault, rape, necrophilia, incest, and child molestation Property offenses, such as larceny/theft, bribery, forgery, and embezzlement Crimes against the home, including burglary, trespass, arson, and vandalism The book also examines controversial public morality issues such as prostitution, drug legalization, obscenity, and pornography. The final two chapters discuss inchoate offenses, where the criminal act has not been completed, and various criminal defenses such as legal insanity, entrapment, coercion, self-defense, and mistake of fact or law. Important keywords introduce each chapter, and discussion questions and suggested readings appear at the end of each chapter, prompting lively debate and further inquiry into a fascinating subject area that continues to evolve.

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000283836
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Criminal Law by Joycelyn M. Pollock Summary

Criminal Law, Twelfth Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text works as an authoritative source on criminal law, as well as a teaching text that communicates with students. The book covers substantive criminal law and explores its principles, sources, distinctions, and limitations. Definitions and elements of crimes are explained, and defenses to crimes are thoroughly analyzed. Each chapter offers guidance to help students understand what is important, including chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, Legal News boxes that highlight current criminal law issues, and Quick Checks that cue the reader to stop and answer a question or two concerning the material just covered. Unique Exploring Case Law boxes offer guidance in using the accompanying cases, which are provided on the book’s website and in Part II of this textbook. A robust collection of instructor support materials addresses teaching and learning issues. Updated with all the newest relevant law, this book is appropriate for undergraduate students in criminal law and related courses.

Essential Criminal Law

Essential Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthew Lippman
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544355963
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Essential Criminal Law by Matthew Lippman Summary

Essential Criminal Law provides a highly accessible introduction to U.S. criminal law that helps students, including those with no prior exposure to case law, build their legal reasoning skills. Drawing from more than 30 years of teaching experience, best-selling author Matthew Lippman guides readers through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses, along with approachable case analyses. The Third Edition keep readers up to date with coverage of timely topics and the most current developments in criminal law and public policy.

Scottish Criminal Law Essentials

Scottish Criminal Law Essentials Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Claire McDiarmid
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 147442032X
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Scottish Criminal Law Essentials by Claire McDiarmid Summary

Examines the influence of classical philosophy on revenge narratives by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Criminal Law and Procedure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephanie A. Jirard
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 154432748X
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Criminal Law and Procedure by Stephanie A. Jirard Summary

Written by a former federal prosecutor and public defender, Criminal Law and Procedure: A Courtroom Approach introduces students to the essentials of criminal law and procedure by illuminating the legal issues justice professionals face before, during, and after a criminal trial. Through the examination of statutes, edited case excerpts, and recent constitutional interpretation of black letter law, the text bridges the gap between learning criminal procedure and applying criminal law. Drawing from author Stephanie A. Jirard’s vast experience in both the courtroom and the classroom, Criminal Law and Procedure gets students to think critically about real-world issues and practice applying the law in a just and meaningful way. Accessible and engaging, this text presents criminal law and procedure as an exciting opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on our communities and the criminal justice system. Key Features: "Making the Courtroom Connection" boxes help students apply the legal concepts they learn to real-life issues facing law enforcement, the court system, and correctional institutions today. Edited case excerpts connect criminal law and procedure with current case material on relevant topics so students can see the impact of judicial decision making. "Applying the Law to the Facts" boxes engage students’ critical thinking skills and enhance their logical problem-solving abilities by providing opportunities to apply the rule of law to different scenarios. "Springboard for Discussion" prompts spark conversations and invite students to contrast the moral, ethical, and legal implications of criminal law and procedure in a larger context. Problem-solving exercises at the end of each chapter provide students with opportunities to test themselves on the material before a formal assessment. Active Learning Exercises in the Instructor’s Manual enable professors to offer additional opportunities for experiential learning. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Kaplan,Robert Weisberg,Guyora Binder
Editor: Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 1454881704
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Criminal Law by John Kaplan,Robert Weisberg,Guyora Binder Summary

Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Eighth Edition is written by a well-respected authorship team that provides comprehensive examination of criminal law under both the Model Penal Code and common law. Interspersed with thoughtful excerpts that provide social, political, and criminological background the black letter law, this casebook focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that provides a useful starting point for classroom discussion. The eighth edition has been updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment, and includes notes and questions, making the book more useful for exam preparation. Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment Updated notes and questions making book more useful for exam preparation

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jens David Ohlin
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543835139
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Criminal Law by Jens David Ohlin Summary

The purchase of this ebook edition does not entitle you to receive access to the Connected eBook with Study Center on CasebookConnect. You will need to purchase a new print book to get access to the full experience, including: lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities; practice questions from your favorite study aids; an outline tool and other helpful resources. Jens Ohlin’s Criminal Law is designed to respond to the changing nature of law teaching by offering a shorter, flexible, and more doctrinal approach, with an emphasis on application. Materials are presented, in a visually lively style, via a consistently structured pedagogy within each chapter: Doctrine (treatise-like explanation), Application (cases), and Practice/Policy (questions providing an opportunity for normative critique of the law and exploration of practical and strategic challenges facing criminal lawyers). Theory is integrated into the doctrine section rather than conveyed through law review excerpts, so as to help students make the necessary connections to doctrinal issues. Aggressively-edited cases help keep the length to a minimum, and modern cases will engage younger students and professors. New to the Third Edition: New materials on mass incarceration, the “defund the police” movement, and prison abolition Revised chapter on Felony Murder, taking into account recent doctrinal developments, including California’s repeal of the doctrine Revised chapter on Provocation New Problem Case dealing with “Swatting” New chapter on Offenses Against the Administration of Justice, covering obstruction of justice, perjury, bribery, corruption, and contempt of court Professors and students will benefit from: Structure and content which line up with how professors actually teach the course, as opposed to how the course was taught a generation ago Integrated notes throughout the casebook, directing students to view a series of 20 short video clips that bring the doctrinal controversies to life in a fictional courtroom Shorter-than-average casebook length, helping to make it more manageable for professors with reduced course hours Brief chapters, each focusing on a single doctrine Innovative pedagogy emphasizing application of law to facts (while still retaining enough flexibility so as to be useful for a variety of professors with different teaching styles) Theory interwoven into doctrine materials (rather than rigorous law review excerpts) New, fresh, tightly-edited cases Post-case notes and questions to invite closer examination of doctrine/application and to generate class discussion “Problem Case” boxes (featuring high-profile cases and which include discussion questions) Hypotheticals “Afterward” boxes (following some cases) “Advice” boxes “Practice and Policy” sections in each chapter, urging students to consider how the various actors in the process (prosecutors, defense counsel, judges and juries) make particular decisions and the strategic calculations that informed them, and make this casebook more practice-ready than others Open, two-color design with appealing visual elements (including carefully-selected photographs)

Cyber Crime Investigations

Cyber Crime Investigations Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Reyes,Richard Brittson,Kevin O'Shea,James Steele
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080553634
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Cyber Crime Investigations by Anthony Reyes,Richard Brittson,Kevin O'Shea,James Steele Summary

Written by a former NYPD cyber cop, this is the only book available that discusses the hard questions cyber crime investigators are asking. The book begins with the chapter “What is Cyber Crime? This introductory chapter describes the most common challenges faced by cyber investigators today. The following chapters discuss the methodologies behind cyber investigations; and frequently encountered pitfalls. Issues relating to cyber crime definitions, the electronic crime scene, computer forensics, and preparing and presenting a cyber crime investigation in court will be examined. Not only will these topics be generally be discussed and explained for the novice, but the hard questions —the questions that have the power to divide this community— will also be examined in a comprehensive and thoughtful manner. This book will serve as a foundational text for the cyber crime community to begin to move past current difficulties into its next evolution. This book has been written by a retired NYPD cyber cop, who has worked many high-profile computer crime cases Discusses the complex relationship between the public and private sector with regards to cyber crime Provides essential information for IT security professionals and first responders on maintaining chain of evidence

Contemporary Criminal Law

Contemporary Criminal Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthew Lippman
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544308116
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Contemporary Criminal Law by Matthew Lippman Summary

"I highly recommend this textbook to any instructor of an introductory criminal law course. It provides a concise overview of the law and introduces students to the complexities of the law in practice by providing case scenarios. This is an excellent textbook with beneficial supplementary online resources." —Erin C. Heil, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 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. Bundle Lippman’s texts and save! We’ve made it easy for students to get Striking the Balance all in one convenient package at a student-friendly price. When bundled with the new edition of Contemporary Criminal Law, students receive a 20% discount. Use ISBN: 978-1-5443-4269-6 Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at

Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement

Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kyle E. Blanchfield,Thomas A. Blanchfield,Peter D. Ladd
Editor: Looseleaf Law Publications
ISBN: 9781932777444
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Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement by Kyle E. Blanchfield,Thomas A. Blanchfield,Peter D. Ladd Summary

Skillful Strategies for Resolving Conflicts - Can be one of your most powerful tools... Learn How To Refine Your Skills! The majority of calls for law enforcement intervention don't end in arrest, which means the situation either needs to be successfully resolved on the spot OR the problem will persist and police will continue to be called back! In this book you'll find key strategies for acting as a successful mediator in nine of the most common calls to law enforcement: harassment, physical threats & threatening behavior, petit larceny: shoplifting, custody & visitation issues, disturbing the peace, criminal mischief, trespassing, domestic violence, and parental responsibility/juvenile issues. In disputes that don't result in arrest, learn to lower recidivism rates using real-world case studies and expert guidance! Each chapter includes helpful exercises that help enhance your understanding and ensure effective application in the field.

Parental Patrol

Parental Patrol Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony P. Montanari
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1644267500
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Parental Patrol by Anthony P. Montanari Summary

Parental Patrol Identifying and Correcting Adolescent Behavior Before It Occurs By: Anthony P. Montanari This is a book that is long overdue. In the juvenile justice system, we’ve developed systems of adjudication and rehabilitation; in clinical psychology, we focus on treatment protocols and healing strategies. Nevertheless, both structures have run on parallel tracks, seldom intersecting despite their common mission of helping juveniles transition into successful, responsible, joyful adults. Until now. In Parental Patrol, Detective Montanari provides a framework for understanding and avoiding, the damaging developmental path that often leads young people to behaviors that result their involvement in both the juvenile justice and mental health systems. For the concerned parent, that path is described—with the insight and proficiency of an experienced police officer and the sensitivity and compassion of an effective therapist—through twenty aspects of learning that must be mastered if positive, problem-free emotional growth and development are to occur. The usefulness of Montanari’s work goes well beyond being a guidebook for parents. It would also be relevant and appropriate as a training tool for police and therapists seeking to bridge the gap between their professions, providing context and common ground to inform the important work that they do. -Nicholas A. Duva, Ph.D.

The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary

The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Michael Sheppard
Editor: Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 1454820179
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The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary by Stephen Michael Sheppard Summary

NEW! The first complete revision of John Bouvier s great law dictionary in more than a century made relevant and authoritative for modern students of the law Derived from the famous 1853 law dictionary used by Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Quick Reference has been brought completely up-to-date by a distinguished and widely-published legal scholar and teacher. Steve Sheppard, with law degrees from Oxford and Columbia Universities, brings his scholarship, international practice, and litigation experience to bear in making the famous text as relevant today as it was when it first broke ground in American law. Definitions derived from contemporary as well as classic sources give the reference book its depth and authority. Building on Bouvier's structure and entries, Professor Sheppard has added thousands of new terms and rewritten many original definitions. 8,500 short definitions explain more than 11,200 words and phrases, giving readers a general understanding of a term when a quick grasp of a concept is required. Each entry is written to be understood by the modern student, argued by the modern lawyer, and cited by the modern judge. An intuitive structure and thorough cross-referencing makes the first complete revision of this essential dictionary in more than a hundred years accessible and easy to use. Features of The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Quick Reference: The classic becomes contemporary. Definitions derived from ancient and contemporary sources, with current statutes, regulations, cases, and treatises building on ancient and medieval sources Designed for modern use and contemporary issues Authority in General Editor Stephen Sheppard: Widely published by Cambridge, Oxford and other leading presses Holds law degrees from Oxford and Columbia Universities, including a doctorate in the science of law Draws on international legal practice, litigation, and teaching experience for the selection of terms Encyclopedic in scope: 8,500 entries, explaining more than 11,200 words and phrases, far more than Bouvier's original two-volume set with 6,600 entries Short definitions give readers a quick grasp of a concept and a general understanding in a hurry Clear statement of meanings, context and usage of key terms Intuitive structure, for ease of use: Major terms organize concepts and related terms: e.g. exceptions to Hearsay under hearsay, the forms of estate under Estate Thorough cross-referencing, making terms easy to find Summary of Contents: Welcome to the Bouvier Law Dictionary How to Use the Bouvier Law Dictionary Compact Edition The Order of Words and Phrases The Bouvier Law Dictionary Project The Entries, A-Z First Appendix: The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution Second Appendix: Justices of the United States Supreme Court


Shakeup Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stuart Woods
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593188349
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Shakeup by Stuart Woods Summary

Stone Barrington must track down an enemy intent on disturbing law and order in the latest action-packed thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Upon returning from a dangerous coastal adventure, Stone Barrington is looking forward to some normalcy with the leading lady in his life. But when a grisly crime arrives on his doorstep, along with some suspicious new clients eager for his help, Stone realizes peace and quiet are no longer an option. As it turns out, the mastermind behind the malfeasance rocking New York City and the nation's capital wields a heavy hand of influence. And when Stone is unable to recruit those closest to the case to his side, he is left with few leads and a handful of dead-ends. But with the help of important people in high places--and the expertise of alluring new friends--Stone is more than ready to rise to the occasion.

Foul Play

Foul Play Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stuart Woods
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593331796
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Foul Play by Stuart Woods Summary

In the latest action-packed thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington faces down a persistent rival. Stone Barrington is nearing his New York City abode when he stumbles into trouble. As it turns out, a new client is in danger—and with both business and the safety of the city at stake, he has no choice but to get involved. When it soon becomes clear that a complicated scheme is being hatched, Stone will need to use his expertise and connections to unravel the clever plot. Though the source remains unknown, it’s just a matter of time before he and Stone must each show their hands. From ritzy Manhattan high-rises to the lush serenity of the Connecticut countryside, the game of cat and mouse can end with only one victor….