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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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Blackstone's Statutes on Criminal Law 2021-2022

Thirty-first edition


Matthew Dyson

July 2021

Blackstone's Statute Series

Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; Blackstone's Statutes, trusted by students for over 30 years.

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Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

Seventh Edition


Jonathan Herring

August 2020


Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential.

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Concentrate Questions and Answers Criminal Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide

Third Edition


Mischa Allen

August 2020

Concentrate Questions & Answers

Highest quality Q&A revision and study guides to help you practise technique, boost your confidence and achieve success.

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Criminal Litigation

Fourth Edition


Maura Butler

October 2016

Law Society of Ireland Manuals

Accessible, practical and thorough. The only manuals designed specifically for the Law Society of Ireland's Professional Practice Course.

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Blackstone's Statutes on Criminal Justice & Sentencing

Sixth Edition


Nicola Padfield

July 2016

Blackstone's Statute Series

Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; Blackstone's Statutes, trusted by generations of students.

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Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction


Julian V. Roberts

August 2015

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Roberts identifies the principal objectives of the criminal justice system and the way in which it works around the world. Analysing a number of case studies about a wide variety of issues, including court processes, sentencing, and prison life, he draws upon the latest research and practice.

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