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Vol 24 No 8 Aug/Sept 2019

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Criminal Law 15th ed

ISBN13: 9780198831938
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198788676
Published: July 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99

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Criminal Law, now in its fifteenth edition, has been providing students with a readable and reliable introduction to this fascinating subject for over twenty-five years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures that they are not overwhelmed.

The thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions and contextual coverage means that the text is fascinating and entertaining as well as accurate.

The text includes plenty of helpful features, including end-of-chapter 'law in context' features, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These features 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, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book.

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