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Criminal Law

Market-leading criminal law titles with cutting-edge approaches

Oxford's undergraduate criminal law list boasts well-established titles, market-leading textbooks, and titles in the Smith, Hogan and Ormerod family. Textbooks on our criminal law list are regularly updated and offer approaches for every course.

All our titles are available in print and digital formats. The Law Trove Criminal Law 2021 collection is available for students and institutions to buy for £44.99

All the criminal law titles below are available for teachers to order on inspection. Contact your campus representative to help you navigate the range of books and resources.

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Disciplines

  • Law
    • Criminal Law

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Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Eighth Edition

£39.99

Janet Loveless, Mischa Allen, Caroline Derry

9780192855947
Paperback
April 2022

Complete

Concepts, cases, and commentary combine to stimulate active learning, critical thinking, and perceptive analysis.

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Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Tenth Edition

£39.99

Jeremy Horder

9780192897381
Paperback
April 2022

Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law is distinctly different from other criminal law textbooks. Focusing on the theoretical issues and underlying principles, it brings the subject to life through a critically involving and contextual approach, whilst still covering the core topics found on criminal law courses.

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Criminal Law Directions

Seventh Edition

£32.99

Nicola Monaghan

9780192855374
Paperback
February 2022

Directions

This is the most student-friendly guide to the subject; empowering students to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and approach assessments with confidence

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Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Criminal Law

Sixteenth Edition

£39.99

David Ormerod CBE, QC (Hon), Karl Laird

9780198849704
Paperback
July 2021

The most authoritative and respected criminal law textbook from the leading minds in the field.

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Sanders & Young's Criminal Justice

Fifth Edition

£39.99

Lucy Welsh, Layla Skinns, Andrew Sanders

9780199675142
Paperback
June 2021

Examines the principles and theories behind the criminal justice system and tackles the controversial issues that surround it

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Criminal Law

Sixteenth Edition

£37.99

Michael Allen, Ian Edwards

9780198869931
Paperback
April 2021

Balanced perfectly to give students thought-provoking contextual discussion with succinct and focused coverage

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Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

Fourth Edition

£34.99

John Child, David Ormerod

9780198869962
Paperback
March 2021

Your gateway to criminal law: drawing on the exceptional clarity and authority of Smith and Hogan, with a wealth of unique supportive learning features and guidance on assessment

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law

Thirteenth Edition

£42.99

David Ormerod, Karl Laird

9780198831945
Paperback
July 2020

Expertly guides the student reader through the criminal law, presenting and explaining invaluable extracts from key judgments, statutes, reports, and academic articles.

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Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Seventh Edition

£39.99

Janet Loveless, Mischa Allen, Caroline Derry

9780198848462
Paperback
May 2020

Complete

Concepts, cases, and commentary combine to stimulate active learning, critical thinking, and perceptive analysis.

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Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Ninth Edition

£42.99

Jonathan Herring

9780198848479
Paperback
May 2020

Text, Cases, and Materials

Jonathan Herring's unique approach of separating out the doctrinal and theoretical aspects of the law makes this book enduringly popular

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Criminal Law Directions

Sixth Edition

£32.99

Nicola Monaghan

9780198848783
Paperback
February 2020

Directions

This is the most student-friendly guide to the subject; empowering students to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and approach assessments with confidence.

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The Criminal Process

Fifth Edition

£37.99

Liz Campbell, Andrew Ashworth, Mike Redmayne

9780198818403
Paperback
June 2019

An authoritative and highly stimulating treatment of the key issues in criminal process and procedure.

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Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Ninth Edition

£39.99

Jeremy Horder

9780198777663
Paperback
May 2019

The leading analytical criminal law textbook, offering an in-depth look at the law, its formation, and function.

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Criminal Law

Tenth Edition

£32.99

Nicola Padfield

9780198778318
Paperback
July 2016

Core Texts Series

A concise and authoritative account of criminal law, which encourages students towards further study and a wider understanding of the subject.

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Card, Cross & Jones Criminal Law

Twenty-second Edition

£42.99

Richard Card, Jill Molloy

9780198753094
Paperback
June 2016

With over 65 years of history in the field,Card, Cross, & Jones is a trusted source of rigorous and dependable legal description and commentary

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Criminal Law

Fourth Edition

£42.99

Claire de Than, Russell Heaton

9780199657209
Paperback
May 2013

A comprehensible evaluation of the subject written in an engaging manner and illustrated with running examples showing how the law works in practice. Learning features throughout the chapters and additional materials on the Online Resource Centre, including the Hot 100 Cases database, help to structure study and revision.

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Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Sixth Edition

£44.99

Janet Dine, James Gobert, William Wilson

9780199541980
Paperback
September 2010

An array of carefully selected case report and academic article extracts combined with author commentary to provide a thorough and engaging assessment of criminal law provisions.

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