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Scots Criminal Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781780438672
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845921521
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.00

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Scots Criminal Law, 4th edition is a well-established, clear and comprehensive introduction to the basic principles relating to Scots criminal law.

The fourth edition takes account of case law developments, changes arising from the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 and coverage of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 including Breach of Peace.

This text provides an essential introduction to criminal law for law students and those with a general interest in this subject. It provides a firm grounding, both assisting and encouraging more detailed study.

Criminal Law, Scots Law
Part I General Principles
1. The sources of Scots criminal law
2. Principles of liability
3. Strict liability offences
4. Corporate criminal liability
5. Causation
6. Parties to crime
7. Inchoate crimes
8. Defences

Part II Offences Against the Person
9. Assault
10. Homicide
11. Sexual offences

Part III Social Protection Offences
12. Social offences
13. Road traffic offences

Part IV Property Offences
14. Theft/Reset
15. Robbery
16. Fraud/uttering
17. Embezzlement/extortion and bribery
18. Malicious mischief

Part V Offences Against the State and Administration of Justice
19. Offences against the state
20. Offences against the administration of justice