Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law by John ChildSmith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law by John Child

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

byJohn Child, David Ormerod

Paperback | May 6, 2017

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Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law takes students to the heart of this fascinating subject, providing focused, expert coverage alongside a wealth of student-friendly learning features to aid study. It provides an ideal gateway to understanding the dynamic world of criminallaw. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC introduce the field of criminal law to the new undergraduate reader, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. The text does not shy away from complex issues but instead conveys a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to considering student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Online Resource Centre:Each chapter is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: * Multiple choice questions with answer feedback* A selection of short revision questions with answer guidance* Two sample examination questions with answer guidance* Further reading Also on the website you will find: * A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles* Legal updates* Useful web-links
Dr John Child is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Sussex. Prior to this, he lectured at Oxford Brookes Law School. He also worked as a research assistant on the Criminal Law Team at the Law Commission for England and Wales. Professor David Ormerod QC is a Law Commissioner for England and Wales and Professor of Criminal Jus...
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Title:Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pagesPublished:May 6, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198788681

ISBN - 13:9780198788683

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Actus reus5. Mens rea4. Interaction of actus reus and mens rea5. Murder6. Manslaughter7. Non-fatal offences against the person8. Sexual offences9. Property offences10. Fraud11. General inchoate offences12. Parties to crime13. Denial of an offence14. General defences

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Review from previous edition: "Each chapter is well thought out with an eye on the issues which students find hard to follow. While accessible, it does not compromise on content or analysis." --Dr Esther McGuinness, Law Lecturer, University of Ulster