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Criminal law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD7869

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): John Cyril Smith, Brian Hogan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 1983
  • Type: Book
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cvii, 837 pages ; 26 cm

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: by J.C. Smith and Brian Hogan.
  • Publication Date: 1983
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 239 editions
  • First edition Date: 1965
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 1978.
    Includes index.
  • Languages: British English, Chinese, French
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.42
  • ISBN: 0406658080 9780406658081 0406658099 9780406658098 0406658102 9780406658104
  • OCLC: 9843879

Main Contents

I. General principles. 1. Crime and sentence
2. The definition of a crime
3. The classification of offences
4. The elements of a crime
5. Crimes of negligence
6. Crimes of strict liability
7. The effect of particular words
8. Modes of participation in crime
9. General defences
10. Incitement, conspiracy and attempt
II. Particular crimes. 11. Homicide
12. Non-fatal offences against the person
13. Sexual offences
14. Road traffic offences
15. Theft and related offences
16. Forgery and counterfeiting
17. Offences of damage to property
18. Offences against public morals
19. Offences relating to the administration of justice
20. Offences against public order
21. Offences against the security of the state.

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