Textbook on Criminal Law
Textbook on Criminal Law has been revised to incorporate all significant case law and statutory material since the last edition, making this text up-to-date. Bringing clarity to this subject the author clearly states the general principles of criminal law and the current state of law, guiding students through areas of complexity. The eighth edition includes recent important decisions such as the new House of Lords case which affects Caldwell's recklessness, R v G and Another and coverage of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
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