Criminal Law / Edition 2

Criminal Law / Edition 2

by Jonathan Herring
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Oxford University Press, USA

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Criminal Law / Edition 2

This popular and long-established textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of criminal liability and to the main criminal offences, together with insights
into the controversies and debates that surround the subject. The text is written in a clear and engaging manner, making the fundamental concepts easy to grasp.

The new edition has been updated to reflect recent developments in the law. For example, it provides commentary on the comprehensive review and reform of the Law on Accessories, with reference to R v Jogee. With excellent features such as the updated ‘Hot topic’ discussion boxes and further reading suggestions, it is an ideal companion for both law undergraduates and GDL/CPE students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199289356
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY.- 1. Introduction to Criminal Law.- 2. Procedures and Structures of Criminal Law.- 3. The External Elements.- 4. Causation.- 5. The Mental Element.- 6. Corporate Crime and Strict Liability.- PART II: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON.- 7. Assaults.- 8. Sexual Offences.- 9. Murder.- 10. Manslaughter.- PART III: OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY.- 11. Theft.- 12. Offences Connected to Theft.- 13. Fraud.- 14. Other Offences Against Property.- PART IV: DEFENCES.- 15. Denial of Elements of Offences.- 16. General Defences.- PART V: PARTICIPATION IN CRIME.- 17. Accessories.- 18. Inchoate Offences.

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