Journals Higher Education



07 September 2012

365 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199644353

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Criminal Law

Eighth Edition

Nicola Padfield

  • Written by a leading academic within the criminal law field, this text provides an authoritative account of the key issues in criminal law today
  • Numerous case summaries introduce students to the key cases in criminal law and illustrate the subject's fundamental principles and policies
  • Each chapter includes a summary, further reading, and self-test questions, enabling students to check their understanding of each topic and providing a platform for further study
  • Thoughtful discussion of topical issues and current debates encourages students to think critically about the subject
  • Further discussion of topical issues and current debates, encouraging readers to think critically about the subject
  • Case summaries have been made easier to identify and draw upon
  • Up-to-date coverage of the new law of provocation and self-defence, and how it has settled down in practice; as well as developments in joint enterprises, and consent cases

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