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Criminal Law

Criminal Law
5th Edition
Series:  Sweet & Maxwell's Textbook Series
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Criminal Law
ISBN:  9780414064584
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  31 Aug 2018
Format:  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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