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Vol 24 No 8 Aug/Sept 2019

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Smith & Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780198831921
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198788683
Published: May 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law provides an ideal gateway into the dynamic world of criminal law. Focused, expert coverage, a hallmark of the Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod books, is supported by a wealth of student-friendly learning features that enhance learning in this ideal introduction for first time students.

Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC expertly guides the new undergraduate reader through the subject, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. Complex issues are demystified and explained, offering a clear understanding of all offences and principles.

Particular attention is paid to student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters.

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A range of online resources are provided to further a student's understanding, including video tutorials from the authors and students, examination questions with answer guidance from the authors, multiple choice questions, chapter summaries, and further reading.

Criminal Law
1: Introduction
2: Actus reus
3: Mens rea
4: Interaction of actus reus and mens rea
5: Murder
6: Manslaughter
7: Non-fatal offences against the person
8: Sexual offences
9: Property offences
10: Fraud
11: General inchoate offences
12: Parties to crime
13: Denial of an offence
14: General defences