Criminal Law Guidebook

Paperback | June 28, 2010

byJohn Anderson, Mary Heath

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This new title in the Law Guidebook Series comprehensively covers the common law jurisdictions of Victoria, NSW and SA. Although there is some commonality in relation to underlying principles of criminal responsibility, offence categories and major defences across Australia, there are alsosignificant differences and this book is provides students in these jurisdictions with the best possible resource to assist with their study of criminal law and procedure. With its problem-solving focus, the Criminal Law Guidebook brings the law alive. Taking an incremental approach to learning, students are guided through the criminal law and its procedures gradually so that they are not overwhelmed by the detail. The guidebook also uses practical applications andeveryday scenarios to enable students to develop key practical skills in analysis, problem-solving and legal argument.

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This new title in the Law Guidebook Series comprehensively covers the common law jurisdictions of Victoria, NSW and SA. Although there is some commonality in relation to underlying principles of criminal responsibility, offence categories and major defences across Australia, there are alsosignificant differences and this book is provid...

John Anderson is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head in the School of Law at the University of Newcastle. Mary Heath is Associate Professor in the School of Law at Flinders University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.07 inPublished:June 28, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019556555X

ISBN - 13:9780195565553

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Table of Contents

1. What is crime and criminal law?2. Determining criminal responsibility and basic aspects of proof3. Criminal justice system and criminal procedure4. Public order offences5. Assault and aggravated assault6. Sexual offences7. Murder and manslaughter8. Property offences9. Drugs offences10. Extending criminal responsibility11. Defences12. Sentencing and punishment13. Conclusion