An up-to-date, theoretical and critical focus on Scots Criminal Law for students and practitioners.
New for this edition
Discusses the redefinitions of the crimes of murder and breach of the peace, and the broader application of the necessity defence
Takes into account key statutory developments including the enactment of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 and the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012
Now in its second edition, Scots Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis provides a clear statement of the current law, focusing on theory and criticism. It also considers what types of behaviours are subject to the criminal law sanction, and why.