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Criminal law

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Edition Details

  • Biografical Information: Mike Molan has over twenty years' experience of teaching and examining in criminal law. During that time he has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students, on full-time part-time and distance learning programmes. From 1993 to 2004 Mike was Head of the Law Department at London South Bank
    University, where he is now a Professor of Legal Education and Pro Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences. Geoff Douglas was previously lecturer at University of West of England.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Publication Type (Medium): Examinations, Examinations, questions, etc
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Questions and answers series (Oxford University Press)
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XVI, 232 pages ; 22 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: Geoff Douglas, Mike Molan.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1999
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.420076
  • ISBN: 0199278024 9780199278022
  • OCLC: 56793834

Publisher Description:

Blackstone's Law Questions and Answers Series gives students the opportunity to practise their exam techniques and evaluate and assess their progress. The new edition of Questions and Answers on Criminal Law , under new authorship of Professor Mike Molan, has been fully revised to offer comprehensive and up to date coverage of all the essential aspects of criminal law, including the Sexual Offences Act 2003. The ideal revision aid, it is divided into chapters covering each major topic, and contains up to fifty questions and answers designed to test even the best prepared student. Each chapter contains an introduction focusing on important legal aspects and points of interest. After each question there is a commentary which highlights the essential elements of each question and indicates what the examiners are looking for. It also contains bullet pointed answer plans, updated further reading at the end of every chapter, and diagrams ILluminating key points to provide students with instant confidence. in light of recent legal developments, questions on theft will be developed, unlawful homicide will be updated to reflect developments in causation, unlawful act manslaughter and killing by gross negligence.
Companion web site
This new edition also has a companion web site that offers useful web links to legal web sites and a glossary of key terms essential for the criminal law student.

Main Contents

Introduction: exam technique
The elements of a crime: actus reus and mens rea
Unlawful homicide
Non-fatal offences against the person
The defences I
The defences II
Inchoate offences and accessories
Theft and criminal damage
Other Theft Act offences
Mixed questions.

Table of Contents

Preface VII
Table of Cases IX
Table of Statutes XV
1Introduction: exam technique 1
2The elements of a crime: actus reus and mens rea 8
3Unlawful homicide 38
4Non-fatal offences against the person 68
5The defences I 101
6The defences II 121
7Inchoate offences and accessories 139
8Theft and criminal damage 159
9Other Theft Act offences 185
10Mixed questions 208
Index 226

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