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15 August 2012

784 Pages | 46 tables and figures

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199646418

Bookseller Code (06)

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Complete Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Third Edition

Janet Loveless

  • Offers a complete guide to the LLB/CPE criminal law syllabus with extracts from key cases, academic materials and explanatory text integrated into a very clear narrative
  • A range of pedagogical features, including concise summaries, diagrams, examples, and thinking points are included to facilitate and reinforce understanding
  • Every chapter offers introductory and concluding bullet-point reviews, with a final section challenging students to apply what they have learned through examination-style questions (guidance on answering these questions can be found on the accompanying Online Resource Centre)
  • Extracts are included from key cases. Every extract is placed fully in context and framed carefully in explanatory text to highlight its meaning and significance
  • Students are referred to the social and moral context of the law, wherever relevant, to encourage them to engage fully with the topical subject matter
  • An Online Resource Centre provides a host of additional materials for both lecturers and students; a test bank of multiple choice questions that can be downloaded to a Virtual Learning Environment, along with guidance on answering questions posed throughout the text, regular updates to the law, and web links
  • Coverage of several recent cases of importance including DT Girdler (Causation) DT Zahid; M & B (Strict Liability) DT Willett; ABCD; Mendez & Thompson; Stringer; Gnango forthcoming Supreme Court Case (Joint Enterprise) DT Winter & Winter (Gross Negligence Manslaughter) DT Keane; Burns (Self-defence) DT Doyle (Rape) DT Ricketts (Theft) DT SH; Jones (Racial Aggravation) DT Curtis (Harassment)
  • Full coverage of changes made to the partial defences to murder by the Coroners & Justice Act 2009
  • Expanded coverage of the Corporate Manslaughter & Corporate Homicide Act 2007, Protection from Harassment Act 1997 and the Crime & Disorder Act 1998

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