Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198811810

Category: Criminal law

Page: 944

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Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers deft legal coverage and analysis alongside expertly selected extracts from key cases and academic sources. The effective two-part structure of each chapter in the book - the first part explaining the law as it is, the second examining the theoretical aspects of the law - ensures that readers not only gain a secure understanding of the law itself but also acquire a fundamental appreciation of the surrounding philosophical and ethical debates. Important theoretical material is made accessible to students through a particularly engaging writing style. The author's clarity of expression brings the subject to life and places the law in context. This text is an essential and complete resource for all those wanting to get to grips with the fascinating and sometimes challenging area of criminal law. Online Resources: This text is accompanied by the following online resources: For students - DT Updates to the law following publication DT Useful web links DT Guidance on answering selected questions in the book DT An introductory video from the author For lecturers - DT A test bank of multiple choice questions

Complete Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Janet Loveless,Mischa Allen,Caroline Derry

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198803273

Category: Law

Page: 784

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Complete Criminal Law is supported by clear author commentary, choice extracts, and useful learning features. The explanations and examples in this textbook have been crafted to help students hone their understanding of criminal law. The Complete titles are ambitious in their scope; they've been carefully developed with teachers to offer law students more than just a presentation of the key concepts. Instead they offer a complete package. Only by building on the foundations of the subject, by showing how the law works, demonstrating its application through extracts from cases and judgments, and by giving students the tools and the confidence to think critically about the law will they gain a complete understanding. This book is accompanied by free to access online resources for both students and lecturers. For students - Annual updates - Links to relevant websites - Answer guidance on problem questions and 'thinking points' from the text - Extra exam style questions with answers guidance For lecturers - Test bank of 200 multiple choice questions

Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: Stuart Macdonald

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292219939

Category: Law

Page: 624

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Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law offers a thought-provoking, engaging and comprehensive account of criminal law and its underpinning principles and policies. It includes a range of carefully selected extracts to help you get used to reading court judgments, legislation, official reports and academic writings. Dedicated questions also help you to analyse each extract and develop your critical thinking skills. A range of features, specifically designed to help make your reading as interesting and active as possible, are also available within each chapter including: · Chapter objectives at the start of each chapter, and checklists at the end, so that you know exactly what you need to achieve and are able to assess your progress; · Practical activities, so you can develop your legal skills by practising applying what you have learnt to scenario-based problems; · Self-test questions, which consolidate your understanding by providing an opportunity to apply the material you have studied; · Further reading lists, to enable you to explore key issues in greater depth. This new edition has been fully updated with all major legal developments in the area, including R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8 and R v Johnson [2016] EWCA Crim 1613 on joint enterprise and the Law Commission’s scoping report on non-fatal offences against the person. Stuart Macdonald is Professor of Law at Swansea University. He has taught criminal law for over 15 years and has published widely on criminal justice issues, particularly the regulation of anti-social behaviour and counterterrorism legislation and policy.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: Joshua Dressler,Stephen P. Garvey

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314279828

Category: Law

Page: 1009

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This popular casebook, through the selection of classic and modern cases, provides an excellent tool for teaching students the common law foundations of the criminal law and modern statutory reform, including the Model Penal Code. Along the way, the casebook considers modern controversies (e.g., "shaming" punishment, rape law, self-defense by battered women, euthanasia, the role of culture in determining culpability), and creatively uses literature (e.g., examining insanity through Edgar Allen Poe's The-Tell Tale Heart) and even "brain teasers" to confront (as the Preface states) "the Big Questions . . . that philosophers, theologians, scientists, and poets, as well as lawyers, have grappled with for centuries." Professor Stephen Garvey (Cornell) joins the casebook beginning with this new edition. The Sixth Edition, as in the past, includes some new cases, as well as updates in the notes that bring current issues of criminal law to the fore.

Smith and Hogan's Text, Cases, and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: David Ormerod,Karl Laird

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199694885

Category: Law

Page: 984

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Smith and Hogan Criminal Law: Text and Materials is an essential, accessible guide to the criminal law. The eminently clear text that is the hallmark of the Smith & Hogan approach is supplemented by extracts from all of the key criminal law cases, together with other essential materials from statutes, reports, and articles. Introductory notes, commentary, summaries, and questions help students to contextualize the materials and to apply the law confidently, gaining an in-depth insight into the problems that the law poses and faces. The contents of the eleventh edition have been substantially revised and restructured to present the materials in an order that closely matches the structure of contemporary courses on criminal law. The overall approach that the book takes has been adjusted to include significantly more explanatory text, thus ensuring that the book is suitable for use as a core textbook. The latest legislation and all of the recent cases that continue to shape the law are included, providing the law student with everything they need to develop a thorough understanding of the key cases and the legal principles that they illustrate.

Contract Law

Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137609265

Category: Law

Page: 434

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This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This twelfth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect various developments in the law, and now also includes ‘Hot topic’ discussion boxes in most chapters. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Registrar and Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn. ‘This remains the best book of its kind on English contract law.’ – Hector MacQueen, Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This is a masterly introduction to the English law of contract being lucid and succinct, accurate and incisive. Every student of the subject will benefit from reading it.’ – Andrew Burrows, Professor of the Law of England, All Souls College, Oxford, UK and author of A Casebook on Contract

Criminal Law

Cases and Materials

Author: John Kaplan,Robert Weisberg,Guyora Binder

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454881704

Category: Law

Page: 1115

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Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Eighth Edition is written by a well-respected authorship team that provides comprehensive examination of criminal law under both the Model Penal Code and common law. Interspersed with thoughtful excerpts that provide social, political, and criminological background the black letter law, this casebook focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that provides a useful starting point for classroom discussion. The eighth edition has been updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment, and includes notes and questions, making the book more useful for exam preparation. Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment Updated notes and questions making book more useful for exam preparation

Complete International Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Ademola Abass

Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)

ISBN: 019967907X

Category: Law

Page: 759

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Criminal Law

Text and Materials

Author: Christopher M. V. Clarkson,Heather M. Keating

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Criminal law

Page: 886

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By following the format of a textbook, but also giving the reader extracts from important original materials (both cases and academic articles), Clarkson and Keating is designed to fulfil the roles of both textbook and source book. The text's approach to the study of criminal law is to explain and evaluate the main principles and rules by reference to the objectives of the law. It seeks to provide a social context to the law rather than a mere analysis of the rules. This edition has been updated to include extracts and analysis of leading decisions such as Woollin, Hinks, B v DPP and Smith (Morgan) as well as an evaluation of reform proposals such as those relating to sentencing and sexual offences.

Criminal Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Cynthia Lee,Angela P. Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314282866

Category: Law

Page: 1015

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This text, the only criminal law casebook authored by two progressive female law professors of color, provides the reader with both critical race and critical feminist theory perspectives on criminal law while following a traditional format. All of the usual subject areas are covered, but the book is unique in highlighting the cultural context of substantive criminal law. The book seamlessly integrates issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation so the teacher who wishes to address such issues does not have to assign supplemental reading assignments in order to do so. The book is also very student-friendly, providing a brief doctrinal overview of the subject matter at the beginning of each chapter. The book does away with the tradition of long lists of notes and questions following the cases, a trademark feature of many older casebooks, putting this material in the Teachers Manual for the teacher to use at his or her discretion. The forthcoming third edition is fresh and innovative, referencing several ripped from the headlines controversies, including the shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman and Florida's stand your ground law, the arrest of African American Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for disorderly conduct, the shooting of Larry King, a gender nonconforming teenager, by classmate Brandon McInerney and the gay panic defense, and the repeal of North Carolina's Racial Justice Act.

Family Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Sonia Harris-Short,Joanna Miles,Rob George

Publisher: Text, Cases and Materials

ISBN: 0199664188

Category: Domestic relations

Page: 1144

View: 8599

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Placing key judgments and expert commentary at your fingertips, Family Law: Text, Cases, and Materials presents everything the undergraduate student needs in one volume. Drawing on their extensive experience, the authors offer a detailed and authoritative exposition of family law illustrated by materials carefully selected from a wide range of sources. The book has two principal aims: to provide readers with a thorough understanding of the law relating to the family, and to do so in a way that stimulates critical reflection on that law. Readers are encouraged to consider how and why the law has developed as it has, what policies it is seeking to pursue, whether it achieves the right balance between the rights and interests of individual family members and the wider public interest, and how it operates in practice. Online Resource Centre The text is supported by a substantial Online Resource Centre, which features regular updates on the law, further reading suggestions, and revision questions to accompany each chapter. The website also features supplementary coverage on the following topics: Introduction to family law Family relationships between adults Family property and finances Domestic violence Financial and property provision for children Property and finances when relationships end Child protection

Smith and Hogan Criminal Law

Author: David C. Ormerod,John Cyril Smith,Brian Hogan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199202584

Category: Law

Page: 1142

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Smith & Hogan: Criminal Law is regarded as the leading doctrinal textbook on criminal law in England and Wales and has been for over 40 years. The book owes its consistent popularity to its accessible style, depth of analysis and breadth of coverage. It is an invaluable study aid for undergraduates and an essential reference source for UK criminal law practitioners. The twelfth edition has been completely updated in order to include all legislative and case law developments. The chapter on fraud has been rewritten to take into account the Fraud Act 2006. Other key changes include incorporation of the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007, and recent Law Commission report findings. Web Updates The book is accompanied by free on-line annual case updates, organized by chapter.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: Janet Dine,James Gobert,William Wilson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199541981

Category: Law

Page: 714

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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.

EU Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Paul P. Craig,Gráinne De Búrca

Publisher: Text, Cases and Materials

ISBN: 0198714920

Category: Law

Page: 1198

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'Craig & de Burca has become a byword for quality: legally accurate and contextually rich' Christopher Hilson, Professor of Law, University of Reading Building on its unrivalled reputation as the definitive EU law textbook, this sixth edition continues to provide clear and insightful analysis of all aspects of European Union law. Drawing on their wealth of experience both teaching and writing in this area, Paul Craig and Grainne de Burca provide a comprehensive and enhanced account of their classic text. Working closely as an author team for over twenty years, they succeed in bringing together a unique mix of illuminating commentary and well-chosen extracts from a wide range of cases, legislation and academic articles. All chapters have been carefully structured and designed to enhance student learning at all levels, laying the foundations of the subject while building analysis of more complex areas and cutting edge debates. Each chapter opens with a concise overview of the 'central issues', providing valuable context, before drawing together key analysis in a comprehensive chapter conclusion to provide a clear yet complete picture of the subject. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes the following resources: - An interactive map of the EU, providing key facts about each member state - An interactive timeline, tracing key dates in the development of the EU - Author video discussing the importance of studying EU law - Updates to the law post-publication

Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199289356

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1023

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The second edition of the acclaimed Criminal Law: Text, Cases and Materials offers an exceptional depth of analysis whilst providing a wealth of cases and materials set within the theoretical context of criminal law. Each chapter adopts an effective two-part structure which sets out the law first, and then goes on to describe the theoretical material. This approach ensures that the reader will not only have a secure understanding of the law itself but also the option of gaining a fundamental appreciation of thephilosophical and ethical debates in criminal law. This stimulating text presents a wide range of critical perspectives and provides a broad selection of extracts from cases and academic commentaries. Complex theoretical material is made accessible to students through a particularly engaging writing style and the author's clarity of expression tobring the subject to life and place the law in context. The second edition includes nearly twenty five new extracts from a diverse range of academic articles and incorporates case law developments in manslaughter, recklessness, conspiracy, accessorial liability and duress. A new 2-colour text design makes the book even easier to navigate, with a particularly clear differentiation between commentary and extracted material. The book is complemented by an Online Resource Centre providing updates and useful web links, as well as guidance on answering questions in the book. An electronic test bank of over one hundred multiple choice quetions provides students with the opportunity to reinforce their learning, withinstantaneous feedback that is linked to the textbook.

Text, Cases and Material on Criminal Law

Author: Stuart Keith Macdonald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781447921592

Category: Criminal law

Page: 576

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Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law combines detailed commentary and analysis of the law with excerpts from a range of sources, both legal and non-legal, to help set the law in context and deepen your understanding of this core area of legal study.

Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials

Author: Elizabeth Fisher,Elizabeth Charlotte Fisher,Bettina Lange,Eloise Scotford

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199270880

Category: Law

Page: 1087

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This new title offers a compact and complete resource for students, featuring extracts from leading cases and articles alongside clear explanations and insightful analysis from an experienced author team. This unique approach places environmental law in context, enabling you to develop a clear and sophisticated understanding of this dynamic area.

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Text, Cases, and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: David Ormerod,Karl Laird

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788711

Category:

Page: 775

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law is a thorough and accessible guide to criminal law, combining extracts from key cases and statutes, together with invaluable extracts from expert reports and articles. Ormerod and Laird expertly guide the reader through the various facets of the law while posing numerous questions for further investigation and reflection. The contents of the twelfth edition have been substantially revised and restructured to closely match the structure of contemporary courses. This new edition includes significantly more explanatory text and third-party critical commentary, ensuring that the book is suitable for use as a core textbook. This book provides the law student with everything they need to develop a thorough understanding of this fascinating subject. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/sho/ This book is accompanied by a selection of online resources, including detailed annual updates, useful web links, and outline answer guidance to selected in-text questions.

Tort Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Jenny Steele

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019876880X

Category: Law

Page: 984

View: 9890

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Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement. The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort. The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one easy-to-use volume. This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre featuring updates on the latest developments in tort law, and web links to reliable and accurate resources for further study.