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Textbook on criminal law

Textbook on criminal law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): M. J. Allen
  • Biografical Information: Michael Allen is a Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and was formerly Professor of Law at Newcastle Law School.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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Additional Format

Online version: Allen, M.J. (Michael John), 1956- Textbook on criminal law. Oxford [England] ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005 (OCoLC)891666676

Short Description

XXXIV, 499 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Textbook 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: Michael J. Allen.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 66 editions
  • First edition Date: 1991
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • General Notes: 11th ed.- cataloged as a serial in LC.
  • Languages: British English, German, Spanish
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.41
  • ISBN: 9780199279180 0199279187
  • OCLC: 59137995

Publisher Description:

Textbook on Criminal Law has been revised to incorporate all significant case law and statutory material since the last edition, making this text up-to-date. Bringing clarity to this subject the author clearly states the general principles of criminal law and the current state of law, guiding
students through areas of complexity. The eighth edition includes recent important decisions such as the new House of Lords case which affects Caldwell's recklessness, R v G and Another and coverage of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

Main Contents

Actus reus
Mens rea
Negligence and strict liability
Capacity and incapacitating conditions
General defences
Parties to crime
Inchoate offences
Non-fatal offences against the person
Offences under the theft acts 1968 and 1978 : theft and related offences
Offences involving deception
Further offences under the theft acts
Criminal damage.

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Textbook on criminal law”, they can be found under the 345.41 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7869 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Textbook 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
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