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608 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780192897381

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A new practitioner law publication

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Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Tenth Edition

Jeremy Horder

  • Goes beyond the traditional format and structure of criminal law textbooks, offering an original and successful blend of doctrinal and theoretical analysis, encouraging students to think beyond issues of policy and theory towards a deeper understanding of the subject
  • Concise yet thorough explanation of complicated arguments with a fluent style that engages readers, making the law and its theoretical background accessible
  • Refers to a wide variety of useful resources for students, both in the main body of the text and in footnotes and further reading lists, providing students with a definitive research and reference tool
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Additional chapters online on bribery and money laundering, public order offences, and communication offences
  • Coverage of new case law and legislation, including Broughton (2020), Taj (2018), Richards (2020), Lawrance (2020), Nyonintono (2020), the Sentencing Act 2020, the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2021, and the Domestic Abuse Act 2021