Criminal Law Directions

Paperback | April 23, 2016

byNicola Monaghan

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Do you know the difference between murder and manslaughter? Are you confused by the concept of mens rea and accessorial liability? Criminal Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing you to this exciting area of law. The Directions series has been written with you in mind. The ideal guide as you approach the subject for the first time, this book will help you: - Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly - Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear - Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: you'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law - Deepen and test your knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help you tackle assessments with confidence - Elevate your learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take your learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support you in your studies, including: - Multiple choice questions - Flashcard glossary - Guidance on answering the end of chapter exam questions - Guidance on answering the end of chapter self-test questions Additional lecturer resources include: - Diagrams from the text - A testbank of further multiple choice questions

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Do you know the difference between murder and manslaughter? Are you confused by the concept of mens rea and accessorial liability? Criminal Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing you to this exciting area of law. The Directions series has been written with you in mind. The ideal guide as you appr...

Nicola Monaghan is currently a PhD candidate and Postgraduate Teaching Associate at the University of Birmingham. Prior to joining Birmingham, she was a Principal Lecturer in Law with many years of experience in teaching and examining criminal law.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pagesPublished:April 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198753276

ISBN - 13:9780198753278

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to criminal law2. Actus reus3. Mens rea4. Strict, vicarious, and corporate liability5. Murder and voluntary manslaughter6. Involuntary manslaughter7. Non-fatal offences against the person8. Sexual offences9. Theft10. Other offences against property11. Fraud12. Drugs offences13. Defences I: incapacity and negating the elements of the offence14. Defences II: general defences15. Inchoate offences16. Accessorial liability17. Study skills