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Textbook on Criminal Law 13th ed

ISBN13: 9780198727422
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199669295
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.99

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Textbook on Criminal Law, now in its thirteenth edition, has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past twenty years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures they are not overwhelmed.

This new edition has been fully updated to include all of the latest case law and statutory changes. The author's lively writing style and thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions means that the text is entertaining as well as accurate.

The text includes helpful features, such as, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research.

In short, students at degree level or above, studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Online Resource Centre Regular online updates ensure that the book stays current after publication, and an online chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences ensures that the book caters to a wide variety of courses. Also, a bank of over 100 multiple choice questions will help you test your growing knowledge of criminal law.

Criminal Law
1. Introduction
2. Actus Reus
3. Mens Rea
4. Negligence and strict liability
5. Capacity and incapacitating conditions
6. General defences
7. Parties to crime
8. Inchoate offences
9. Homicide
10. Non-fatal offences against the person
11. Sexual offences
12. Offences under the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978
theft and related offences
13. Fraud
14. Further offences under the Theft Acts
15. Criminal damage