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Published: 02 July 2019

584 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198777663

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Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Ninth 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

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded coverage of property offences over two chapters: Property Offences, which newly covers criminal damage, and Financial Crime, covering fraud, the Bribery Act 2010, and money laundering.
  • Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] is included and its impact on the meaning of 'dishonesty' is analysed.
  • Other recent cases referred to include R v Wallace [2018]; R v Rejmanski [2018]; R v Grant-Murray [2018]; R v Martin (Jovan) [2017]; An NHS Trust and Others v Y and Another [2018]

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