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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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Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Eighth Edition


Janet Loveless, Mischa Allen, Caroline Derry

April 2022


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


Jeremy Horder

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


Nicola Monaghan

February 2022


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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