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Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Sixth Edition

Janet Dine and James Gobert
William Wilson

September 2010

ISBN: 9780199541980

752 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

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Price: £44.99

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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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.

  • Approachable selection of case extracts to elucidate the core principles that govern criminal law
  • Interlinking commentary from subject experts guides you through the intricacies to make your own assesment of the themes and complexities that exist within criminal law
  • Clear 4 part structure provides a structured approach to working through the different elements of criminal law
  • Notes and questions throughout the chapters help you to focus on the key points and relevance of the extracts, as well as highlighting any areas of ambiguity

New to this edition

  • Two new chapters covering Fraud and European Criminal Law
  • Developed coverage of deception offences, with case extracts taken from a broader range of offences
  • Full appreciation of all the latest developments in criminal law
  • New accompanying Online Resource Centre featuring updates to the law and pointers to answering questions from the text help to support your learning

About the Author(s)

Janet Dine, Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London, and James Gobert, Professor of Law, University of Essex

William Wilson, Professor Law, Queen Mary University of London

Table of Contents

    Part I - Foundation principles
    1:Crime, punishment, and human rights
    2:The conduct component of crime: Actus Reus
    3:The mental component of crime: Mens Rea
    Part II - Substantive offences
    4:Homicide
    5:Non fatal offences against the person
    6:Sexual offences
    7:Property offences
    8:Fraud and making off without payment
    Part III - Exculpatory conditions and defences
    9:The principle of capacity
    10:Defences
    11:European criminal law
    Part IV - Inchoate offences and parties to crime
    12:Incitement, conspiracy and attempt
    13:Parties to crime

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