Principles of Criminal Law

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This stimulating and authoritative text addresses the underlying principles and rationales of criminal law, bringing the subject to life through a critically engaging and contextual approach. The fifth edition incorporates detailed discussion of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and explores current controversies such as the shape of the law of murder, including discussion the Law Commission's 2005 proposals. Andrew Ashworth's book remains essential reading for students seeking an in-depth and sophisticated ...
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Overview

This stimulating and authoritative text addresses the underlying principles and rationales of criminal law, bringing the subject to life through a critically engaging and contextual approach. The fifth edition incorporates detailed discussion of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and explores current controversies such as the shape of the law of murder, including discussion the Law Commission's 2005 proposals. Andrew Ashworth's book remains essential reading for students seeking an in-depth and sophisticated exploration of criminal law that makes the theoretical background clear and accessible.

About the Author:
Andrew Ashworth is Venerian Professor of English Law at All Souls College, Oxford

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199672684
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 7/12/2013
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Ashworth is Vinerian Professor of English Law, Oxford University and a Fellow of All Souls College.

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Table of Contents

1. Criminal Justice and the Criminal Law
2. Criminalization
3. Principles and Policies
4. Criminal Conduct: Actus Reus, Causation and Permissions
5. Criminal Capacity, Mens Rea and Fault
6. Excusatory Defences
7. Homicide
8. Non-fatal Violations of the Person
9. Offences of Dishonesty
10. Complicity
11. Inchoate Offences

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