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Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Criminal Law Directions 4th ed isbn 9780198753278

Criminal Law Directions 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780198702283
New Edition ISBN: 9780198753278
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199646395
Published: May 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Criminal Law Directions is written in an engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics of Criminal Law courses with clarity. The book incorporates a wide range of learning features to offer students a high level of support.

Learning objectives, thinking points, and a wide selection of tables and figures encourage active learning to ensure students understand the fundamental facts and principles, and enabling students to check their understanding of the subject as they progress through the course. Each chapter is finished with a run-down of the main topic points, a selection of short revision questions, as well as two long examination style questions. Outline answers to these questions are available online.

The book's clear structure and cross-referencing enables students to navigate easily through the many aspects of criminal law, making this an ideal text for students new to the subject.

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
1. Introduction to criminal law
2. Actus reus
3. Mens rea
4. Strict, vicarious, and corporate liability
5. Murder and voluntary manslaughter
6. Involuntary manslaughter
7. Non-fatal offences against the person
8. Sexual offences
9. Theft
10. Other offences against property
11. Fraud
12. Defences I: incapacity and negating the elements of the offence
13. Defences II: general defences
14. Inchoate offences
15. Accessorial liability
16. Study skills