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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Jonathan Herring
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Palgrave Macmillan law masters.
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Short Description

XXXIV, 353 pages ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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: Jonathan Herring.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 97 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
  • Languages: British English, Chinese
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.42
  • ISBN: 9780230217133 0230217133
  • OCLC: 276647709

Main Contents

PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY Introduction to Criminal Law Procedures and Structures of Criminal Law The External Elements Causation The Mental Element Corporate Crime and Strict Liability PART II: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON Assaults Sexual Offences Murder Manslaughter PART III: OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY Theft Offences Connected to Theft Deception Offences Other Offences Against Property PART IV: DEFENCES Denial of Elements of Offences General Defences PART V: PARTICIPATION IN CRIME Accessories Inchoate Offences

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This text provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible introduction to criminal law, supported by features throughout to help the student appreciate the key themes and major legal authorities within this area. Compact yet sufficiently comprehensive to support undergraduate study of this subject, and written in a fresh, lucid style. '''

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