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Scots criminal law: a critical analysis

Scots criminal law: a critical analysis

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Scotland > Scotland > Criminal law > General. Comprehensive

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Pamela R. Ferguson
  • Biografical Information: Pamela Ferguson is Professor of Scots Law at the University of Dundee. She is author of Breach of the Peace and Scots Criminal Law, 2nd edition (Edinburgh University Press, 2014).
    Claire McDiarmid is Reader in Law at the University of Strathclyde. She is the author of Children in Crime (Edinburgh University Press, 2013).
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Scotland
  • Publication Information: Edinburgh, Great Britain : Edinburgh University Press, 2014
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/scots-criminal-law-a-critical-analysis/ (Stable identifier)

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701 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Scots criminal law: a critical analysis is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Pamela R. Ferguson, Professor of Scots Law, University of Dandee and Claire McDiarmid, Reader in Law, University of Strathclyde.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Country/State: Scotland
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 2005
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDC913
  • Dewey Code: 345.411
  • ISBN: 9781845861308 1845861302
  • OCLC: 899730566

Publisher Description:

strong>An up-to-date, theoretical and critical focus on Scots Criminal Law for students and practitioners
Now in its second edition, Scots Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis provides a clear statement of the current law, focusing on theory and criticism. It also considers what types of behaviours are subject to the criminal law sanction, and why.

Main Contents

Determining the appropriate scope of the criminal law
Foundations
Offences which threaten or harm bodily integrity
Offences which threaten or harm interests in property
Offences which protect the course of justice and public order
Statutory offences and business crime
Defences.

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