Journals Higher Education



18 June 2012

1008 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199646258

Bookseller Code (06)

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Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Fifth Edition

Jonathan Herring

  • The unique two part approach to covering both doctrinal and theoretical criminal law makes the texts appropriate across a wide range of levels and abilities.
  • Having further reading and questions at the end of individual sections makes the text and its pedagogy more useful to students.
  • User-friendly layout ensures that the text is intuitive to navigate and the various aspects distinguished.
  • The structure is closely tailored to criminal law courses ensuring that this text provides all of the commentary and materials you will need to gain a comprehensive understanding of the topics.
  • A discussion of the law on omissions after R v Evans
  • Detailed examination of the new defence of loss of control
  • A reworked chapter on the law of accessories
  • The new law on diminished responsibility
  • A new section on emotional harms
  • Developments in the law on fraud
  • Recent case law on self-defence

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