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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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Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Criminal Law

Sixteenth Edition


David Ormerod CBE, QC (Hon), Karl Laird

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


Lucy Welsh, Layla Skinns, Andrew Sanders

June 2021

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

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