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Criminal Law

Criminal Law
5th Edition
Series:  Sweet & Maxwell's Textbook Series
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Criminal Law
ISBN:  9780414064591
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  31 Aug 2018
Format:  Paperback, eBook - ProView
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    Criminal Law provides a clear and detailed account of this core area of law. As part of the Textbook Series, the work sets out a clear framework and seeks to explain the intricacies of the law as clearly as possible, without sacrificing the detail that is required for a proper understanding of the subject.
    • Focuses on topics common to the majority of law courses including murder, offences against the person, and offences against property so the book can easily be related to the course
    • Sets out the conceptual basis of criminal liability
    • Includes hypothetical examples throughout to help clarify concepts and points of law
    • Examines possible law reforms to show how the law may develop in the future
    Key features:
    • Presents an accessible and current picture of criminal law
    • Goes through all the major concepts in criminal law and clearly illustrates how they work in practice
    • Breaks case law down so that students are presented with the most salient points
    • Considers the impact of the Human Rights Act and all other key legislation on criminal law
    • Evaluates recent reports by the Law Commission and recent case decisions
    • A developed layout to improve the student experience
    • Further reading tips help you to broaden your perspective

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