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Criminal Law By Jonathan Herring

Criminal Law

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A fully revised and updated edition of Jonathan Herring's engaging and ever-popular introduction to criminal law.

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Criminal Law by Jonathan Herring

The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. The eighth edition of Criminal Law provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of criminal liability and to the main criminal offences, together with insights into the controversies and debates that surround the subject. The text is written in a clear and engaging style, making the fundamental concepts easy to grasp. This is an ideal companion for both law undergraduate and GDL/CPE students. This new edition has been comprehensively revised updated to reflect recent case law and statutory developments. There has been much updating, particularly on homicide and accessories. Useful student tools include Hot Topic sections analysing the controversial cases of recent years, plus end of chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.

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"Jonathan Herring's Criminal Law provides an excellent clarity of structure and description of legal principle combined with insightful analysis." - Professor Phil Rumney, Bristol Law School, University of the West of England

About Jonathan Herring

Jonathan Herring is a Professor of Law at the University of Oxford, UK and a Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY 1. Introduction to Criminal Law 2. Procedures and Structures of Criminal Law 3. The External Elements 4. Causation 5. The Mental Element 6. Corporate Crime and Strict Liability PART II: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON 7. Assaults 8. Sexual Offences 9. Murder 10. Manslaughter PART III: OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY 11. Theft 12. Offences Connected to Theft 13. Fraud 14. Other Offences Against Property PART IV: DEFENCES 15. Denial of Elements of Offences 16. General Defences PART V: PARTICIPATION IN CRIME 17. Accessories 18. Inchoate Offences

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Criminal Law by Jonathan Herring
Jonathan Herring
Palgrave Law Masters
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Palgrave Macmillan
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