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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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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: The Fundamentals 4th ed isbn 9780414056152

Criminal Law: The Fundamentals 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780414027664
New Edition ISBN: 9780414056152
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414042414
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print




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  • Introduces students to the principles of criminal law by using clear text combined with charts, grids and diagrams
  • Sets out a clear framework and explains the intricacies of the law as clearly as possible without sacrificing the detail that is required for a proper understanding
  • Includes full coverage of all topics likely to be studied on Criminal Law courses at undergraduate level, on Diploma in Law (CPE) programmes, and ILEX level 6
  • Contains analysis of the key Law Commission’s proposals for reform where relevant
  • Opens each chapter with a bulleted outline of the main concepts and ideas to be covered in that chapter and closes each chapter with a summary to recap the main points
  • Provides a question along with answer and answer tips at the end of each chapter
  • Uses charts, grids and diagrams to enable students to grasp complex legal principles with ease
  • Follows a new and improved layout with more pedagogical features than before, such as ‘Over to You’ boxes to truly engage students and get them thinking more critically about the subject
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject – allowing the book to be used for those new to the subject and for distance learning courses

  • Subjects:
    Criminal Law
    Contents:
    Introduction
    Actus Reus
    Mens Rea ;
    Fatal offences against the person ;
    Non-fatal offences against the person ;
    Sexual offences ;
    Offences against property I ;
    Offences against property II ;
    Offences against property III ;
    Inchoate offences
    Participation in criminal offences ;
    Defences I – defences which negate the offence ;
    Defences II – defences which justify or excuse the offence