An introduction to criminal law, covering offences against people and property and discussing the characteristics of criminal law and classification of offences, participation in crime and methods of defence. Designed for students, professional courses and those working in law centres.
An introduction to criminal law covering offences against people and property and discussing the characteristics of criminal law and classification of offences, participation in crime and methods of defence. It is designed for courses in further and higher education, for legal executives' courses, for police and probation officers' training and as a guide for those working in Citizens' Advice Bureaux and Legal Advice Centres.
Part 1 Basic principles of criminal liability: introduction - characteristics of criminal law, classification of offences; the external and the mental elements - "actus reus" and "mens rea"; causation; strict and vicarious liability. Part 2 Offences against the person: assaults; sexual offences rape, indecent assault; murder; manslaughter - the provocation under the Homicide Act 1957. Part 3 Offences against property: theft; deception offences; other offences against property - robbery, burglary, handling stolen goods, criminal damage. Part 4 Defences: excuses and lack of capacity; other defences. Part 5 Participation in crime: complicity in crime; inchoate offences.
Criminal Law by Marise Cremona
Professional Master S.
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