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Criminal law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Marise Cremona
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1989
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Macmillan professional masters.
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Short Description

XXII, 286 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: Marise Cremona.
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 1989
  • Last edition Date: 1989
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 344.205
  • ISBN: 0333434110 9780333434116 0333434129 9780333434123 0333434137 9780333434130
  • OCLC: 18415324

Main Contents

Part 1 Basic principles of criminal liability: introduction – characteristics of criminal law, classification of offences; the external and the mental elements – “actus reus” and “mens rea”; causation; strict and VIcarious liability. Part 2 Offences against the person: assaults; sexual offences rape, indecent assault; murder; manslaughter – the provocation under the Homicide Act 1957. Part 3 Offences against property: theft; deception offences; other offences against property – robbery, burglary, handling stolen goods, criminal damage. Part 4 Defences: excuses and lack of capacity; other defences. Part 5 Participation in crime: complicity in crime; inchoate offences.

Summary Note

An introduction to criminal law, covering offences against people and property and discussing the characteristics of criminal law and classification of offences, participation in crime and methods of defence. Designed for students, professional courses and those working in law centres. '''

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