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Vol 24 No 10 Oct/Nov 2019

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Criminal Law Directions 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780198848783
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198811824
To be Published: February 2020
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £31.99

Do your students understand the difference between murder and manslaughter?

Are they confused by the concept of mens rea and accessorial liability?

Criminal Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing students to this exciting area of law.

The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them:

  • Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly
  • Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear
  • Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law
  • Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence
  • Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further
An extensive selection of online resources accompany this text, including:
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Flashcard glossary
  • Guidance on answering the end of chapter exam questions
  • Guidance on answering the end of chapter self-test questions
Additional lecturer resources include:
  • Diagrams from the text
  • A test bank of further multiple choice questions

Criminal Law
1: Introduction to criminal law
2: Actus reus
3: Mens rea
4: Strict, vicarious, and corporate liability
5: Murder and voluntary manslaughter
6: Involuntary manslaughter
7: Non-fatal offences against the person
8: Sexual offences
9: Theft
10: Other offences against property
11: Fraud
12: Drugs offences
13: Defences I: incapacity and negating the elements of the offence
14: Defences II: general defences
15: Inchoate offences
16: Accessorial liability
17: Study skills

Series: Directions

Contract Law Directions 7th ed ISBN 9780198836599
Published June 2019
Oxford University Press
Public Law Directions 2nd ed ISBN 9780198807315
Published April 2019
Oxford University Press
Equity and Trusts Directions 6th ed ISBN 9780198804703
Published March 2019
Oxford University Press
EU Law Directions 6th ed ISBN 9780198816539
Published June 2018
Oxford University Press
Land Law Directions 6th ed ISBN 9780198809555
Published June 2018
Oxford University Press
Tort Law Directions 6th ed ISBN 9780198805359
Published April 2018
Oxford University Press
Criminal Law Directions 5th ed ISBN 9780198811824
Published February 2018
Oxford University Press
Human Rights Law Directions 4th ed ISBN 9780198765882
Published July 2016
Oxford University Press
Equity and Trusts Directions 5th ed ISBN 9780198747628
Published May 2016
Oxford University Press
Out of print
Intellectual Property Law Directions 2nd ed ISBN 9780199688104
Published May 2014
Oxford University Press