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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Unlocking Criminal Law 5th ed isbn 9781138780934

Unlocking Criminal Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781444171099
New Edition ISBN: 9781138780934
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781444109153
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Criminal law is a dynamic and popular element of all law degrees. Unlocking Criminal Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject.

The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Background to criminal law Homicide Actus reus Non-fatal offences against the person Mens rea Sexual offences Strict liability Theft Parties to a crime Robbery, burglary and other offences in the Theft Acts Inchoate offences Deception offences Capacity Criminal damage General defences Public order offences.

The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology.

New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another.

The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The popular website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk has been improved and updated. It provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Criminal Law
1. Introduction to criminal law
2. Actus reus
3. Mens rea
4. Strict liability
5. Parties to a crime
6. Inchoate offences
7. Capacity
8. General defences
9. Homicide
10. Non-fatal offences against the person
11. Sexual offences
12. Theft
13. Robbery, burglary and other offences in the Theft Acts
14. Deception offences
15. Criminal damage
16. Public order offences