This popular and long-established textbook 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 manner, making the fundamental concepts easy to grasp. This new edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect recent case law and statutory developments. It is an ideal companion for both law undergraduates and GDL/CPE students. You can view a sample chapter from the book here.
"Jonathan Herring's Criminal Law provides an excellent clarity of structure and description of legal principle combined with insightful analysis." - Phil Rumney, Professor of Criminal Justice, Bristol Law School, University of the West of England
About Jonathan Herring
Jonathan Herring is a Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford. He is series editor of the Great Debates in Law series, also published by Palgrave.
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
Criminal Law by Jonathan Herring
Palgrave Law Masters
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