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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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Criminal Law

Tenth Edition


Nicola Padfield

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


Richard Card, Jill Molloy

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


Claire de Than, Russell Heaton

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


Janet Dine, James Gobert, William Wilson

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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