Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law by Jonathan Herring
Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law offers an exciting and accessible introduction to criminal law. It provides students with a detailed knowledge of the law and includes extensive discussion on the theoretical issues raised by the law.
The elements of important criminal offences are clearly explained. Extracts from the most important cases are included so that students can learn about the key judicial pronouncements on criminal law. Criminal offenses are set in their social context and the wider philosophical and ethical issues raised by the crimes are discussed. The text summaries the key arguments that academic commentators have made in straight-forward terms and provides interesting and stimulating extracts. In all it is a mini criminal law library in one volume.