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Glanville Williams: Textbook of Criminal Law 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780414037342
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414046139
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Glanville Williams’ Textbook of Criminal Law is an exposition and evaluation of the criminal law. Now updated and rewritten for modern criminal law courses, the author, Dennis Baker, brings back the classic style of Glanville Williams’ insight but focused on modern criminal law today.

The first two editions originally authored by the highly respected Glanville Williams are among the most cited English textbook of criminal law in the world. The book covers a very wide range of topics with a sustained and penetrating analysis that will appeal to professional lawyers and barristers in addition to students of law.

  • Question and answer format which is didactically skilful
  • Discusses the cases that would be expected, without overwhelming the student with too much detail
  • Good range of illuminating practical examples
  • Lucid style
  • Stimulates engagement and critical thought
  • Readable content
  • Discursive tone which helps explain the difficult points
  • Comprehensive coverage of the law
NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • New chapter on Complicity, Serious Crime Act Offences, Causation and Provocation
  • Chapters on Mens Rea, Actus Reus fully revised
  • Homicide Chapters fully revised
  • All other chapters fully updated

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Part1: General Considerations
Part2: The Protection of the Person
Part3: Involvement in Crime
Part4: Defences
Part5: The Protection of Property