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Published: 07 December 2006

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199283460

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Killing in Self-Defence

Fiona Leverick

Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

  • The first comprehensive analysis of the law of self-defence across the major common law jurisdictions
  • Offers a new theoretical framework for understanding self-defence that brings together legal theory, analysis of case-law and international human rights norms
  • Contains extensive discussion of the diverse practice in the United States, and the US theoretical debate

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