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Criminal Law (11th 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.  

This edition includes:

  • A detailed discussion of the significant new definition of dishonesty
  • Consideration of case law developments on diminished responsibility
  • Analysis of the new law on accessories
  • Exploration of recent cases on loss of control
  • Summaries of recent academic analysis of criminal law

This is an ideal text for all students taking undergraduate LLB and GDL/CPE courses in criminal law. 

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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 a clear, engaging, succinct style
End-of-chapter summaries clearly and logically break down the key elements of each chapter, acting as a useful refresher for student







A detailed discussion of the significant new definition of dishonesty
Consideration of case law developments on diminished responsibility
Analysis of the new law on accessories
Exploration of recent cases on loss of control
Summaries of recent academic analysis of criminal law











































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.
Jonathan Herring's Criminal Law is well organised, succinct and highly accessible. 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, Keele University
Covering a comprehensive array of topics which will be of relevance to most Criminal Law modules, this text serves as an excellent, engaging introduction to critical debates in the area. - Lydia Bleasdale-Hill, University of Leeds
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Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Law at Exeter College, 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 Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford. He is series editor of the Great Debates in Law series, also published by Macmillan International Higher Education.

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