Criminal Law by Michael AllenCriminal Law by Michael Allen

Criminal Law

byMichael Allen

Paperback | June 10, 2017

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Criminal Law, now in its fourteenth 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 thatthey are not overwhelmed. The author's lively writing style and thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions means that the text is entertaining as well as accurate. New to this edition is an expanded introductory chapter offering students an in-depth contextual understanding of the principles underpinning the law and the social context in which they function. New end-of-chapter "The law in context' features expand on this initial investigation offering studentsfurther contextual insights into the law under discussion.The text includes other helpful features, including, 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 forfurther research. In short, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book.Online Resource Centre text is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including - * Multiple choice questions* Legal updates* An additional chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences
Michael Allen is Former Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and Professor of Law at Newcastle Law School.
Title:Criminal LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pagesPublished:June 10, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198788673

ISBN - 13:9780198788676

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Actus reus3. Mens rea4. Negligence and strict liability5. Capacity and incapacitating conditions6. General defences7. Parties to crime8. Inchoate offences9. Homicide10. Non-fatal offences against the person11. Sexual offences12. Offences under the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978; theft and related offences13. Fraud14. Further offences under the Theft Acts15. Criminal damage