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Crimes against the person

Crimes against the person

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Scotland > Scotland > Criminal law > General. Comprehensive

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): P. W. Ferguson
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 1990
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XVI, 88 pages ; 22 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Crimes against the person is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: P.W. Ferguson.
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 1984
  • Last edition Date: 1998
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDC913
  • Dewey Code: 344.1105
  • ISBN: 0406146306 9780406146304
  • OCLC: 20634068

Main Contents

Assault; murder; culpable homicide; rape; robbery; incest; physical offences involving indecency; self-defence; provocation; diminished reponsibility; joint responsibility for offences against the person; general defences and procedural matters.

Summary Note

Assault, murder, rape, robbery and incest are some of the areas which are here covered in a manner which will be of help to the common lawyer. The text is of a highly practical nature.

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Crimes against the person”, they can be found under the 344.1105 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KDC913 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Crimes against the person” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal law
Offenses against the person

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  • Article Name: Crimes against the person
  • Author: Basil Steden
  • Description: Crimes against the person Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Scotland > Scotland > Criminal law > General. [...]

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