Textbook on Criminal Law

Paperback | May 30, 2015

byMichael Allen

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Textbook on Criminal Law, now in its thirteenth edition, has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past twenty years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its conciseapproach ensures they are not overwhelmed.This new edition has been fully updated to include all of the latest case law and statutory changes. 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. The text includes helpful features, suchas, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, students at degree level or above, studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Online Resource Centre:Regular online updates ensure that the book stays current after publication, and an online chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences ensures that the book caters to a wide variety of courses. Also, a bank of over 100 multiple choice questions will help you test your growing knowledge of criminallaw.

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Textbook on Criminal Law, now in its thirteenth edition, has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past twenty years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its conciseapproach ensures they are not overwhelmed.This new ...

Michael Allen is Former Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and Professor of Law at Newcastle Law School.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:May 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198727429

ISBN - 13:9780198727422

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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