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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Palgrave Law Masters: Criminal Law 9th ed isbn 9781137475718

Palgrave Law Masters: Criminal Law 8th ed


ISBN13: 9781137281395
New Edition ISBN: 9781137475718
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780230285729
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors.

The eighth edition of Criminal Law provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of criminal liability and to the main criminal offences, together with insights into the controversies and debates that surround the subject. The text is written in a clear and engaging style, making the fundamental concepts easy to grasp.

This is an ideal companion for both law undergraduate and GDL/CPE students. This new edition has been comprehensively revised updated to reflect recent case law and statutory developments. There has been much updating, particularly on homicide and accessories. Useful student tools include Hot Topic sections analysing the controversial cases of recent years, plus end of chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
1. Introduction to Criminal Law
2. Procedures and Structures of Criminal Law
3. The External Elements
4. Causation
5. The Mental Element
6. Corporate Crime and Strict Liability

PART II: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON
7. Assaults
8. Sexual Offences
9. Murder
10. Manslaughter

PART III: OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY
11. Theft
12. Offences Connected to Theft
13. Fraud
14. Other Offences Against Property

PART IV: DEFENCES
15. Denial of Elements of Offences
16. General Defences

PART V: PARTICIPATION IN CRIME
17. Accessories
18. Inchoate Offences