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Criminal law

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

Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow : Pearson Longman, 2007
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Foundation studies in law series.
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Short Description

Xliii, 740 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: Michael Jefferson.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 51 editions
  • First edition Date: 1992
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 2006.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.42
  • ISBN: 9781405846813 140584681X
  • OCLC: 85829778

Main Contents

Preface Table of cases Table of statutes Part 1 Preliminary matters 1. Introduction to criminal law Part 2 General principles 2. Actus Reus 3. Mens Rea 4. Strict liability 5. Principal parties and secondary offenders 6. Vicarious and corporate liability 7. Infancy, duress, coercion, necessity, duress of circumstances 8. Mistake, intoxication, self-defence 9. Defences of mental disorder 10. Inchoate offences Part 3 Particular offences 11. Murder 12. Manslaughter 13. Non-fatal offences 14. Rape and offences akin to rape 15. Theft and robbery 16. Fraud/obtaining by deception, making off without payment 17. Blackmail, burglary, going equipped, handling 18. Criminal damage Glossary Index

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Criminal law”, they can be found under the 345.42 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7869 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Criminal law” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal law
Criminal liability
Criminal procedure
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  • Article Name: Criminal law
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  • Description: Criminal law Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD7869 Edition Details Language: English [...]

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