Textbook on Criminal Law

Author: Michael Allen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0198727429

Category: Law

Page: 603

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Textbook on Criminal Law, now in its thirteenth edition, has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past twenty years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures they are not overwhelmed. This new edition has been fully updated to include all of the latest case law and statutory changes. The author's lively writing style and thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions means that the text is entertaining as well as accurate. The text includes helpful features, such as, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, students at degree level or above, studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Online Resource Centre Regular online updates ensure that the book stays current after publication, and an online chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences ensures that the book caters to a wide variety of courses. Also, a bank of over 100 multiple choice questions will help you test your growing knowledge of criminal law.

Textbook of Criminal Law

Author: Dennis Baker,Glanville Llewelyn Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780414046139

Category: Criminal law

Page: 1368

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This volume is an exposition and evaluation of the criminal law. Now updated and rewritten for modern criminal law course, the author, Dennis Baker, brings back the classic style of Glanville Williams' insight but focused on modern criminal law today.

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.

Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law

Author: John Cyril Smith,Karl Laird,David Ormerod,Brian Hogan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198702310

Category: Law

Page: 1316

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Celebrating fifty years since it first published in 1965, Smith & Hogan's Criminal Law is rightly regarded as the leading doctrinal textbook on criminal law in England and Wales. The book owes its consistent popularity to its accessible style, depth of analysis, and breadth of coverage. Professor David Ormerod has been joined by Karl Laird to continue the tradition set down by Professors Sir John Smith and Brian Hogan by producing a textbook for a wide legal readership. The text continues to be an invaluable resource for undergraduate students and an essential reference source for criminal law practitioners. Online Resource Centre The text is accompanied by free comprehensive annual legal updates, organized by chapter. Also included is a full bibliography arranged alphabetically and by chapter.

Criminal Law

Author: Nicola Padfield

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198778317

Category:

Page: 432

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Criminal Law provides a concise account of all the relevant aspects of criminal law in a manageable and thought-provoking way. Underpinned by the author's expert insight, this is an essential introductory guide to criminal law. In an area where case law is so integral to effective understanding of the different legal principles, Criminal Law provides numerous key case summaries to help students remember the key points of law, with an authoritative guiding commentary to help them think critically about and around the subject. Students are able to consolidate their own learning through supporting chapter summaries, further reading, and self-test questions throughout the book.

Essential Criminal Law

Author: Roger Geary

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1859411479

Category: Law

Page: 176

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The purpose of this book is to provide a revision aid for the undergraduate student of criminal law. It is intended to complement both the traditional textbook on criminal law and the Cavendish Principles of Law series.Seven key areas, which in combination form the essential content of most courses in criminal law, are considered in sufficient detail to enable the student to present sophisticated legal arguments under examination conditions. At the same time, the book seeks to avoid unnecessary complications and superfluous detail, allowing it to function as a concise revision aid.Where appropriate, the most recent cases, legislation and academic articles are analysed to provide the reader with up-to-date information necessary for success in today's competitive marketplace

Criminal Law

Author: Michael J. Allen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788673

Category:

Page: 656

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Criminal Law, now in its fourteenth edition, has been providing students with a readable and reliable introduction to this fascinating subject for over twenty-five years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures that they are not overwhelmed. The author's lively writing style and thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions means that the text is entertaining as well as accurate. New to this edition is an expanded introductory chapter offering students an in-depth contextual understanding of the principles underpinning the law and the social context in which they function. New end-of-chapter 'The law in context' features expand on this initial investigation offering students further contextual insights into the law under discussion. The text includes other helpful features, including, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These features ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/allen14e/ This text is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including - DT Multiple choice questions DT Legal updates DT An additional chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences

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

International Criminal Law

Author: Douglas Guilfoyle

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198728964

Category: International criminal law

Page: 456

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This unique textbook provides an accessible introduction to a fascinating subject area. Written with student needs at its heart, innovative features such as 'Counterpoint' and 'Pause for reflection' boxes highlight current debates and areas worthy of more detailed analysis, providing students with the tools they need to develop their knowledge and start thinking critically about the law. Learning outcomes open each chapter, and are complemented by closing summaries to further support student understanding. Structured in four parts, the book first sets out the key international law principles which assume special significance in relation to international criminal law before going on to consider international criminal tribunals, the prosecution of international crimes, and the 'core' international crimes which have been prosecuted to date. Finally, consideration is given to issues such as legal defences and immunities under international law. Written by an outstanding scholar and teacher, this user-friendly text offers a unique approach to the subject area, making it the ideal choice for those new to the subject area. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre hosting links to key international law documents, additional material on the victims of crime, and updates on important developments within the subject area.

Criminal Justice

An Introduction

Author: Peter Joyce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415620619

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies - including the police, probation and prison services and the legal and youth justice systems -and identifies the main themes underpinning contemporary criminal justice policy. Key additions include: updated material from the first edition incorporating changes to criminal justice policy introduced by the 2010 Coalition government a new chapter that presents an overview of the criminal justice system discussions of the evolving EU criminal justice system and the implications of this for UK criminal justice policy. The book is an ideal text for students taking courses in criminal justice, or studying criminal justice as a component of a broader course in criminology or the social sciences and practitoners within these fields. It is written in a highly accessible manner and has a wide range of features that include: questions key chapter themes timeline of main events glossary of key terms website resource guide.

Textbook on Criminology

Author: Katherine S. Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199592705

Category: Social Science

Page: 660

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This text offers an engaging and wide-ranging account of crime and criminology. It provides a clear and comprehensive consideration of the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of the subject, including the influence of physical, biological, psychological, and social factors on criminality.

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

Author: John Child,David Ormerod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788681

Category:

Page: 672

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law takes students to the heart of this fascinating subject, providing focused, expert coverage alongside a wealth of student-friendly learning features to aid study. It provides an ideal gateway to understanding the dynamic world of criminal law. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC introduce the field of criminal law to the new undergraduate reader, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. The text does not shy away from complex issues but instead conveys a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to considering student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/sho/ Each chapter is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: DT Multiple choice questions with answer feedback DT A selection of short revision questions with answer guidance DT Two sample examination questions with answer guidance DT Further reading Also on the website you will find: DT A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles DT Legal updates DT Useful web-links

Criminal Law By Storm

Author: Lisa M. Storm

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1483433838

Category:

Page: 538

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Criminal Law By Storm begins with the foundations of law and the legal system, then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state and federal principles, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines. This engaging and interactive textbook will enhance your ability to be successful in academics or a career in law, criminal justice, or paralegal. Lisa M. Storm, Esq. has taught at the community college, four-year, and graduate levels since 1992. Currently, she is a tenured faculty member in Administration of Justice at Hartnell College, a California Community College. She is also an attorney and licensed member of the California State Bar.

Criminal Law

Author: Joel Samaha

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856600

Category: Education

Page: 576

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Providing the undergraduate criminal law course with a nationally acclaimed blend of analysis and illustrative cases, Joel Samaha's CRIMINAL LAW has been the textbook of choice among instructors for more than 30 years. Praised for his clear, concise, and engaging writing style, Samaha presents criminal law using a combined text/casebook approach. The text is known for its methodical, careful explanations of traditional law categories as well as its inclusion of both classic and contemporary cases. Packed with the latest topics and cases, new You Decide critical thinking features, and new Criminal Law in Focus discussions, the Twelfth Edition is even more effective in helping students understand and think analytically about the underlying principles and policies that specific cases illustrate. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Card, Cross and Jones Criminal Law

Author: Jill Molloy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198753098

Category:

Page: 888

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With a reputation for being one of the very best introductory texts on the substantive criminal law in England and Wales, Card, Cross and Jones Criminal Law remains a firm favourite with lecturers and students alike. Carefully developed coverage ensures that this textbook will support studentsthroughout their study, helping to advance their understanding of the key principles governing criminal law. Designed for use on undergraduate courses and graduate diplomas in law, discussion of case law as well as hypothetical examples and key point summaries guide students through thetechnicalities of this fascinating area of law. Online Resource Centre:An Online Resource Centre providing web links and detailed updates at least twice a year to help students keep pace with all the latest developments in criminal law.

Criminal Law

Author: Michael T. Molan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781858364032

Category: Criminal law

Page: 467

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This textbook on criminal law includes the impact of the House of Lords' ruling in R v Hinks on the operation of the offence of theft, the significant changes to the availability of the defence of provocation following the House of Lords' ruling in R v Smith (Morgan), and the reassertion of the subjectivist principle by the House of Lords in 2b v DPP. The implicacations of the conjoined twin case (Re A) are considered, in particular the extent to which the law might have moved towards a very limited recognition of a substantive defence of necessity. evelopments that have also been reflected in this edition include killing by gross negligance (R v Singh), insanity (A-Gs Ref (No 3 of 1998)), and intoxication (R v Richardson and Irwin).

International Criminal Law

Author: Kriangsak Kittichaisaree

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198765776

Category: Law

Page: 482

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"This is the first textbook on international criminal law to be published after the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in July 1998 and the adoption, in June 2000, of the Elements of Crimes under the Statute and the Court's Rules of Procedure and Evidence." "The book systematically analyses international criminal law in light of the latest developments, including the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and that for Rwanda." "This textbook covers both the substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law, contains the most recent relevant case law, and provides a succinct introduction to this increasingly popular subject."--BOOK JACKET.