Criminal Law

Series
Pearson
Author
Michael Jefferson  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
12
Language
English
Total pages
632
Pub.-date
May 2015
ISBN13
9781292062907
ISBN
1292062908
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New to this Edition

This twelfth edition has been fully updated with all recent developments in criminal law, including:

 

·    An explanation on the abolition of coercion

·    Discussion of the amended rights of a householder to use force against an intruder

·    An examination of significant new cases, such as Dawes [2014] and Robinson-Pierre [2013]

Table of Contents

Preface

Table of cases

Table of legislation

Part 1 Preliminary matters

Chapter 1 Introduction to Criminal Law

Part 2 General principles

Chapter 2 Actus reus

Chapter 3 Mens rea

Chapter 4 Strict liability

Chapter 5 Principal parties and secondary offenders

Chapter 6 Vicarious and corporate liability

Chapter 7 Infancy, duress, coercion, necessity, duress of circumstances

Chapter 8 Mistake, intoxication, self-defence

Chapter 9 Defences of mental disorder

Chapter 10 Inchoate offences

Part 3 Particular offences

Chapter 11 Murder

Chapter 12 Manslaughter

Chapter 13 Non-fatal offences

Chapter 14 Rape and other sexual offences

Chapter 15 Theft and robbery

Chapter 16 Fraud, making off without payment

Chapter 17 Blackmail, burglary, going equipped, handling

Chapter 18 Criminal damage

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Back Cover

‘This is an accessible and comprehensive textbook, which explains key cases well and has a very clear writing style.’

Jonathan Doak, Professor of Law, Durham University

 

‘This welcome new edition provides comprehensive coverage of substantive legal principles, case-law analysis and evaluation of policy and academic discourses. Students will benefit from its thorough, clear and accessible material.’

David Selfe, Director of the School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University

 

‘A comprehensive yet accessible guide to the criminal law.’

Gary Betts, LLB Course Director and Senior Lecturer in Law, Coventry University

 

 

Criminal Law, part of the Foundations Series, offers a comprehensive, clear and straightforward account of the law ideal for LLB and GDL students.

 

This twelfth edition has been fully updated with all recent developments in criminal law, including:

 

·    An explanation on the abolition of coercion

·    Discussion of the amended rights of a householder to use force against an intruder

·    An examination of significant new cases, such as Dawes [2014] and Robinson-Pierre [2013]

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Michael Jefferson is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield. He has been the Director of Teaching for the School of Law and Director of Learning and Teaching Development for the Faculty. He was the Chair of the Association of Law Teachers. He externally examines Criminal Law and is a member of the Bar Standards Board's Central Examinations Review Panel.

 

Author

Michael Jefferson is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield. He has been the Director of Teaching for the School of Law and Director of Learning and Teaching Development for the Faculty. He was the Chair of the Association of Law Teachers. He externally examines Criminal Law and is a member of the Bar Standards Board's Central Examinations Review Panel.