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Criminal Law: Text, Cases and Materials 8th ed isbn 9780198811817

Criminal Law: Text, Cases and Materials 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780198753049
New Edition ISBN: 9780198811817
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198702276
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers deft legal coverage and analysis alongside expertly selected extracts from key cases and academic sources.

The effective two-part structure of each chapter in the book - the first part explaining the law as it is, the second examining the theoretical aspects - ensures that readers not only gain a secure understanding of the law itself but also acquire a fundamental appreciation of the surrounding philosophical and ethical debates. Important theoretical material is made accessible to students through a particularly engaging writing style. The author's clarity of expression brings the subject to life and places the law in context.

This text is an essential and complete resource for all those wanting to get to grips with the fascinating and sometimes challenging area of criminal law.

This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, offering updates to the law following publication, useful web links, and guidance on answering questions in the book. An introductory video from the author outlines how to make the most of the text during your studies.

Criminal Law
1: An introduction to criminal law
2: Actus reus: the conduct element
3: Mens rea: the mental element
4: Strict liability
5: Homicide
6: Non-fatal non-sexual offences against the person
7: Sexual offences
8: Theft, handling, and robbery
9: Fraud
10: Burglary and blackmail
11: Criminal damages
12: Defences
13: The criminal liability of corporations
14: Inchoate offences
15: Complicity