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Criminal law in a nutshell

Criminal law in a nutshell

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Marianne Giles
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 1996
  • Publication Type (Medium): Outlines and syllabi, Outlines, syllabi, etc
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Nutshells.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/criminal-law-in-a-nutshell-93679/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

141 p. ; 22 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: by Marianne Giles.
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 31 editions
  • First edition Date: 1980
  • Last edition Date: 1998
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 344.105
  • ISBN: 0421548401 9780421548404
  • OCLC: 35159469

Main Contents

Actus Reus; Mens Rea; strict liability; parties to crime; inchoate offences; general defences; non-fatal VIolent offences; homicide; theft and related offences; deception and non-payment; sample examination questions; answer plans.

Summary Note

Fully updated since the previous edition, this guide includes coverage of the Criminal Justice Act 1993, the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 and important cases such as R v. Gomez on theft, R v. Brown on non-fatal offences and R v. Thornton on provocation. '''

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