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Published: 23 June 2016

888 Pages


ISBN: 9780198753094

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Card, Cross & Jones Criminal Law

Twenty-second Edition

Richard Card and Jill Molloy

  • Thorough coverage of the substantive law ensures that Card, Cross & Jones Criminal Law provides a detailed and up-to-date understanding of the subject
  • Case law and hypothetical examples are used throughout the text to help elucidate the key principles that govern criminal law
  • This clearly structured approach ensures that this text closely follows criminal law courses, providing clear and stimulating commentary on the topics to be studied

New to this Edition:

  • The latest case law developments are cited, including: Jogee (2016) (joint liability); R (Collins) v Secretary of State for Justice (2016) (self-defence); Ali (2015) (consent in sexual offences); Golding (2014) (grievous bodily harm); Golds (2014) (defence of diminished responsibility); Gurpinar (2015) (defence of loss of control); Jewell (2015) (defence of loss of control); JF (2015) (constructive manslaughter); Magee v CPS (2014) (intoxication); R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice (2014) / Nicklinson v UK (2015) (assisted suicide); Valujevs (2014) (fraud by abuse of position); Waters (2015) (theft)
  • Reference is made to all legislative changes relevant to the text, including those in the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, the Serious Crime Act 2015, and the Deregulation Act 2015
  • Reference is made to the most recent academic literature and to the following Law Commission reports: Law Commission Report No 348 Hate Crime: Should the Current Offences be Extended? (2014); Law Commission Report No 358 Simplification of Criminal Law: Public Nuisance and Outraging Public Decency (2015); Law Commission Report No 361 Reform of Offences against the Person (2015); Law Commission Report No 364 Unfitness to Plead (2016)
  • Newly included questions allow students to check their understanding and provide suggestions for tutorial discussion

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