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Vol 22 No 6 June/July 2017

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Supperstone, Goudie and Walker: Judicial Review

Edited by: Helen Fenwick
Price: £267.00

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Modern Criminal Law of Australia 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781107565975
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780521737470
Published: December 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £69.99



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Modern Criminal Law of Australia, 2nd edition is a comprehensive guide to interpreting and understanding every statutory offence provision in every Australian jurisdiction.

The text takes a unique approach to explaining Australian criminal law, emphasising the importance of statutory interpretation, official discretion, element analysis and sentencing, in order to appreciate the meaning and effect of any offence provision.

This book sets out the rules and skills needed to advise clients on the potential application of criminal law throughout Australia. Its scope extends to both serious and minor regulatory regimes, as well as the entire contemporary breadth of criminal law, ranging from pollution to public order, traffic to trafficking, and domestic violence to work safety.

It covers the common law, traditional code and model code systems, and includes detailed examples from all states. As such, this unique book provides students with the skills to practice law anywhere in Australia.

  • Enables students to gain a deeper understanding of each legal system in Australia through comparisons and contrasts
  • Provides students and modern practitioners with the skills and information to understand and advise clients about any of the thousands of criminal offences across Australia
  • Features excerpts from hundreds of statutory provisions, together with detailed discussion of how to read them

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. Words
2. Choices
3. Conduct
4. Results
5. Circumstances
6. Sentences
7. Standards
8. Groups
9. Failures
10. Exceptions
11. Victims
12. States