Criminal Law

Paperback | June 23, 2013

byClaire de Than, Russell Heaton

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Criminal Law introduces undergraduates to the principles of criminal law through a fresh and stimulating approach. With a reputation for providing a readable and understandable account of the law relating to criminal offences, this book allows the reader to develop a full appreciation of thefundamentals of the subject whilst highlighting and examining key areas for debate.Using a logical structure and lively writing style, the authors ensure that even the most complicated aspects of criminal law are explained in a clear and engaging manner. Running examples in each chapter provide scenarios to help clarify points of law and aid understanding, while flowcharts anddiagrams offer a useful visual tool to illustrate the more complex offences and defences.Learning features throughout the chapters and additional materials on the Online Resource Centre, including the Hot 100 Cases database, help to structure study and revision.Online Resource Centre:The accompanying Online Resource Centre provides additional materials to allow the reader to engage and test their knowledge across the topic areas, including a 'Hot 100 cases' database offering summaries of key criminal law cases, and an extra chapter on Vicarious and Corporate Liability.

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Criminal Law introduces undergraduates to the principles of criminal law through a fresh and stimulating approach. With a reputation for providing a readable and understandable account of the law relating to criminal offences, this book allows the reader to develop a full appreciation of thefundamentals of the subject whilst highlighti...

Claire de Than is a Senior Lecturer at City University, where she is also Director of Student Experience. She teaches and researches in the field of criminal law and human rights law (domestic and international). Russell Heaton was formerly a Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. He taught criminal law and employment law....

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:600 pagesPublished:June 23, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199657203

ISBN - 13:9780199657209

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Actus Reus3. Mens Rea and Fault4. Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person5. Sexual Offences6. Homicide7. General Defences I: Age and Insanity8. General Defences II: Automatism, Intoxication, Mistake and Self-Defence9. General Defences III: Duress, Necessity and Marital Coercion10. Offences Against Property I: Theft11. Offences Against Property II: Fraud12. Offences Against Property III13. Strict Liability14. Secondary Participation in Crime15. Inchoate Offences