Criminal Law Directions

Criminal Law Directions

by Nicola Monaghan

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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:

DT Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly
DT Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear
DT 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
DT Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence
DT 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:
DT Multiple choice questions
DT Flashcard glossary
DT Guidance on answering the end of chapter exam questions
. Guidance on answering the end of chapter self-test questions
Additional lecturer resources include:
DT Diagrams from the text
DT A test bank of further multiple choice questions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198811824
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/22/2018
Series: Directions
Edition description: 5th ed.
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Nicola Monaghan, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Worcester

Nicola Monaghan is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Worcester. Prior to joining Worcester she was a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents

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

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