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Published: 19 June 2018

944 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198811817

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Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Eighth Edition

Jonathan Herring

Text, Cases, and Materials

  • A unique two-part approach to covering both doctrinal and theoretical criminal law makes the text appropriate across a wide range of levels and abilities
  • The inclusion of extracts from case judgments and critical academic writings deepens students' engagement with the subject
  • Further reading suggestions and questions at the end of individual sections allow students to reflect on the content and offer clarity on where to find extra coverage
  • The structure is closely tailored to criminal law courses ensuring that the text provides all of the commentary and materials needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of each topic

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of developments in the law of causation, diminished responsibility, self-defence, and accessorial liability
  • New academic commentary from a wide selection of authors, including, Victor Tadros, Marcia Baron, Lindsay Farmer, and Alex Sharpe
  • Coverage of new cases, including, Austen v CPS [2016], Hudson v CPS [2017], Pinkney v DPP [2017], R v Anwar [2016], R v Bawa-Garba [2016], R v Conroy [2017], R v Hewlett [2016], R v Joyce and Kay [2017], R v Marcantoni [2016], R v Qosja [2016], R v Rose [2017], R v Scott [2017], R v Uddin [2017], R v Valentine [2017], R v Varley [2017], R v Wilson (Michael) [2017]
  • The provision of online answer guidance to end-of-section questions has been expanded, allowing students to test their growing understanding of the law

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