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The criminal law of Scotland

The criminal law of Scotland

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

Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Scotland
  • Publication Information: Edinburgh : W. Green, 2000-2001
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

2 volumes ; 26 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The criminal law of Scotland is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: by Gerald H. Gordon.
  • Publication Date: 2000/2001
  • Country/State: Scotland
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1992
  • Last edition Date: 2001
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDC913
  • Dewey Code: 345.411
  • ISBN: 0414010566 9780414010567 9780414013995 0414013999
  • OCLC: 45693284

Main Contents

Volume I: Crimes, offences and declaratory powerThe concept of responsibilityThe criminal actThe problem of causationArt and partInchoate crimesThe criminal mindMens rea in statutory offencesErrorInsanityDiminished responsibilityIntoxicationNecessity, coercion and superior ordersVolume II: Offences of dishonestyOffences to damage to propertyNon-sexual offences against the personInjury to animalsSexual offencesOffences against the stateOffences against public order and welfareOffences against the course of justiceSupplement coverage includes: Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003Mental health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Summary Note

Drawing together the statutes and case law materials, this work is aimed at criminal law practitioners. It includes comments on the developments in cases and legislation. Its coverage includes: Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003; Mental health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003; Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003; and others. '''

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  • Article Name: The criminal law of Scotland
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