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Criminal Law
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CRIMINAL LAW

PAPERBACK by Allen, Michael (Former Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and Professor of Law at Newcastle Law School); Edwards, Ian (Senior Lecturer in Law, University of East Anglia)

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ISBN
9780198831938
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
EDITION
15TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
FOR DELIVERY
ESTIMATED DELIVERY 22 - 25 APR 2021
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
680 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 JUL 2019

DESCRIPTION

Criminal Law, now in its fifteenth edition, has been providing students with a readable and reliable introduction to this fascinating subject for over twenty-five years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures that they are not overwhelmed. The thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions and contextual coverage means that the text is fascinating and entertaining as well as accurate. The text includes plenty of helpful features, including end-of-chapter 'law in context' features, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These features ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Digital formats and resources The fifteenth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. - The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks - This text is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: multiple choice questions, legal updates and a chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences

CONTENTS

1: Introduction 2: Actus reus 3: Mens rea 4: Negligence and strict liability 5: Capacity and incapacitating conditions 6: General defences 7: Parties to crime 8: Inchoate offences 9: Homicide 10: Non-fatal offences against the person 11: Sexual offences 12: Offences under the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978; theft and related offences 13: Fraud 14: Further offences under the Theft Acts 15: Criminal damage