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Criminal Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Seventh Edition

Jonathan Herring

August 2020

ISBN: 9780198854982

232 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

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



Criminal Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help consolidate your learning, focus your revision, and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • New case law on causation
  • Developments on the law on accessorial liability, including cases such as R v Crilly [2018] and R v Tas [2018]
  • Discussion of the law on bodily modification, including R v BM [2018]
  • Important developments in the law on intoxication
  • A discussion of the Monica [2018] decision on rape
  • An examination of new case law on loss of control

About the Author(s)

Jonathan Herring, Professor of Law, Exeter College, University of Oxford

Table of Contents

    1:The basis of criminal liability
    2:Actus reus
    3:Mens rea
    4:Strict liability
    5:Non-fatal offences against the person
    6:Sexual offences
    7:Homicide I
    8:Homicide II
    9:Inchoate offences
    13:Other property offences
    14:Defences I
    15:Defences II


"Provides the perfect amount of information. Detailed without being too long or cumbersome, succinct but doesn't miss anything out. Absolutely spot on. " - Hollie Walsh, law student, University of Manchester

"Clear, concise, and very useful for building your understanding of tricky concepts. A great help for revision, clarification, and seminar preparation! " - Meraj Sakaria, law student, Swansea University

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Criminal Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/):
- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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