Smith and Hogan Criminal Law: Text and Materials

Paperback | August 10, 2014

byDavid Ormerod, Karl Laird

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Smith and Hogan Criminal Law: Text and Materials is an essential, accessible guide to the criminal law. The eminently clear text that is the hallmark of the Smith and Hogan approach is supplemented by extracts from all of the key criminal law cases, together with other essential materials fromstatutes, reports, and articles. Introductory notes, commentary, summaries, and questions help students to contextualise the materials and to apply the law confidently, gaining an in-depth insight into the problems that the law poses and faces. The contents of the eleventh edition have been substantially revised and restructured to present the materials in an order that closely matches the structure of contemporary courses on criminal law. The overall approach that the book takes has been adjusted to include significantly more explanatorytext, thus ensuring that the book is suitable for use as a core textbook. The latest legislation and all of the recent cases that continue to shape the law are included, providing the law student with everything they need to develop a thorough understanding of the key cases and the legal principles that they illustrate.

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Smith and Hogan Criminal Law: Text and Materials is an essential, accessible guide to the criminal law. The eminently clear text that is the hallmark of the Smith and Hogan approach is supplemented by extracts from all of the key criminal law cases, together with other essential materials fromstatutes, reports, and articles. Introduc...

Professor David Ormerod QC is a Law Commissioner for England and Wales and Professor of Criminal Justice at Queen Mary University of London. He is also a practising barrister at Red Lion Chambers. He is a Bencher of Middle Temple. Karl Laird is Lecturer in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford and a Senior Retained Lecturer at P...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:960 pagesPublished:August 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199694885

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The elements of a crime3. Causation4. Omissions5. Fault6. Intoxication7. Strict liability8. Parties to offences9. Liability of corporations10. Mental abnormality11. General defences12. Assisting and encouraging13. Conspiracy14. Attempt15. Murder16. Voluntary manslaughter17. Involuntary manslaughter18. Non-fatal offences against the person19. Consent20. Sexual offences21. Theft22. Robbery23. Making off without payment24. Miscellaneous offences contained in the Theft Act 196825. Fraud26. Burglary and related offences27. Handling stolen goods28. Offences of damage to property