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Criminal Law (12th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 397
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Macmillan Law Masters

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This bestselling, classic textbook provides a clear and straightforward account of criminal law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider...

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This bestselling, classic textbook provides a clear and straightforward account of criminal law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Written by one of the UK’s leading experts on criminal law, this book is compact yet comprehensive, well-structured, stimulating and engaging.

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  • Current debates about criminal law and wider controversies surrounding basic doctrines are discussed, promoting a deeper understanding of the subject
  • Fundamental concepts of criminal law explained in an engaging, succinct style
  • End-of-chapter summaries clearly and logically break down the key elements of each chapter, acting as a useful refresher for students

PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY.- 1. Introduction to Criminal Law.- 2. Procedures and Structures of Criminal Law.- 3. The External Elements.- 4. Causation.- 5. The Mental Element.- 6. Corporate Crime and Strict Liability.- PART II: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON.- 7. Assaults.- 8. Sexual Offences.- 9. Murder.- 10. Manslaughter.- PART III: OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY.- 11. Theft.- 12. Offences Connected to Theft.- 13. Fraud.- 14. Other Offences Against Property.- PART IV: DEFENCES.- 15. Denial of Elements of Offences.- 16. General Defences.- PART V: PARTICIPATION IN CRIME.- 17. Accessories.- 18. Inchoate Offences
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This well-established textbook continues to provide students with cutting-edge knowledge and analysis relating to the criminal law. Its clear structure and writing style will advance students' knowledge of criminal law doctrines, giving them confidence in understanding and applying both general criminal law principles and specific criminal offences. – Noel Cross, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Jonathan Herring's latest edition of Criminal Law remains a well organised, succinct, and highly accessible textbook. In addition to offering clarity in the exposition of criminal law principles, this thoughtful book situates the study of criminal law in the context of important controversies and debates. In doing so, it brings the subject to life. – Alex Sharpe, University of Warwick, UK
In this excellent text Jonathan Herring covers often complex areas of law in an accessible, engaging and analytical way. The book will give students at all levels a comprehensive insight into compelling legal issues (including through the highly effective use of ‘hot topics’), while also providing helpful study aids such as chapter summaries and case notes. – Lydia Bleasdale, University of Leeds, UK
Jonathan Herring's book provides an excellent bridging text for students of Criminal Law. The author concisely and elegantly elucidates the key principles of Criminal Law both in terms of description and evaluation. – Alan Birbeck, London South Bank University, UK.
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Jonathan Herring is the DW Wolf-Clarendon Fellow in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.  He is series editor of the Great Debates in Law series, also published by Macmillan International Higher Education.

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Jonathan Herring is the DW Wolf-Clarendon Fellow in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.  He is series editor of the Great Debates in Law series, also published by Macmillan International Higher Education.

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