Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

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Oxford University Press, Aug 4, 2016 - Criminal law - 232 pages
If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Criminal Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Online Resource Centre 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 lists * Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster
 

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Contents

1 The basis of criminal liability
1
2 Actus reus
11
3 Mens rea
28
4 Strict liability
41
5 Nonfatal offences against the person
49
6 Sexual offences
67
7 Homicide I
80
8 Homicide II
93
12 Fraud
142
13 Other property offences
149
14 Defences I
161
15 Defences II
178
Exam essentials
193
Outline answers
195
Glossary
201
Index
203

9 Inchoate offences
106
10 Participation
116
11 Theft
129
Advert
211
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Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford. He is the author of several leading textbooks in the fields of medical, criminal, and family law.

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