Thomson/Sweet & Maxwell, 2006 - Criminal law - 570 pages
Providing an account of criminal law, explaining the principles and how the law operates in practice, this book focuses on topics common to most law courses including murder, offences against the person/property. It sets out the conceptual basis of criminal liability. It includes hypothetical examples.
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Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments Iv
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actual bodily harm actus reus alleged apply appropriation assault attempted automatism battery believed burglary causation cause grievous bodily charged cheque circumstances common law conduct consent considered constitute convicted Court of Appeal Cr.App.R crime criminal damage Criminal Law criminal liability death deception offences decision defendant defendant's diminished responsibility dishonest dishonestly driving drug duty effect establish evidence EWCA Crim example fact force grievous bodily harm guilty Homicide Homicide Act 1957 House of Lords ibid incitement indictment injury insanity intention to kill intoxication involved issue jury Law Commission Lord Lane Lordships manslaughter means mental murder necessary mens rea negligence Person Act 1861 police possession principal offender principles prosecution must prove provocation question rape reasonable recklessness relevant result risk secondary party self-defence serious Smith statute steal stolen strict liability sub nom sufficient Theft Act 1968 threat trial judge unlawful act vicarious liability victim violence word