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Sourcebook on criminal law

Sourcebook on criminal law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD7868

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Peter Hungerford-Welch
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Cavendish, 1997
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

Xlii, 795 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Sourcebook on 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: Peter Hungerford-Welch and Alan Taylor.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 1997
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7868
  • Dewey Code: 345.42
  • ISBN: 1859411002 9781859411001
  • OCLC: 37287977

Main Contents

Actus reus – the external elements of an offence; mens rea – the mental element; parties to offences; causation; general defences; insanity and automatism; general defences – intoxication; general defences – self-defence; duress and necessity; infancy; inchoate offences – attempts; inchoate offences – conspiracy; inchoate offences – incitement; strict liability; theft; burglary; robbery; handling stolen goods; offences involving deception; criminal damage; murder and manslaughter; non-fatal offences against the person; sexual offences; offences involving weapons.

Summary Note

The author of this textbook uses case law rather than legislation to interpret linguistic uncertainties in the study of criminal law. The subject matter follows the traditional syllabuses of most English universities, and can therefore be used as a revision aid. '''

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Sourcebook on criminal law”, they can be found under the 345.42 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7868 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Sourcebook on criminal law” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal law
Great Britain

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