Principles of Criminal Law

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Author: Andrew Ashworth,Jeremy Horder

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199672687

Category: Law

Page: 510

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Principles of Criminal Law is distinctly different from other criminal law textbooks on the market. Focussing on the theoretical issues and underlying principles, it brings the subject to life through a critically involving and contextual approach, enabling readers to engage with the subject at a sophisticated and detailed level.

Modern Criminal Law

Fifth Edition

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Author: Mike Molan,Professor of Legal Education and Pro Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences Mike Molan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135334978

Category: Law

Page: 464

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Building on "Principles of Criminal Law", this book provides an overview of the key aspects of criminal law doctrine as it applies in England and Wales. This fifth edition includes analysis of important case law and the impact of legislative reform of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000.

Principles of Criminal Law

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Author: Harvey Wallace,Cliff Roberson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 013382294X

Category: Law

Page: 368

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal law The Principles of Criminal Law in a Concise, Accessible, and Clear Narrative A concise yet comprehensive overview of criminal law, the Sixth Edition of Principles of Criminal Law is an engaging narrative text ideal for a one-semester course. Rather than focusing on dense citations and lengthy discussions, this text has a clear, accessible tone that will help students grasp the material quickly. Covering a variety of topics, such as white-collar crime, victimless crime, and political crime, as well as major offenses like homicide and sexual assault, chapters focus on real-world applications and include short edited cases, focus boxes, and end-of-chapter practicums. This edition includes updated information on changing marijuana laws, “Stand-Your-Ground” laws, terrorism, and more.

Principles of Criminal Law

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Author: Simon Bronitt,Bernadette McSherry

Publisher: Lawbook Company

ISBN: 9780455217406

Category: Criminal law

Page: 900

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Opens with a consideration of the social, economic and historical context of criminal law before examining the principles that form the basis of criminal law in Australia. Case studies of important decisions influencing the development of the law are included and interesting issues are highlighted.

Principles on Criminal Law

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Author: Bloy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1859415806

Category: Law

Page: 502

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This text adheres to the basic principles of the earlier editions, focusing on the key principles of criminal law, major case law and new statutory provisions to provide a foundation for the comprehensive study of law. It aims to be thought-provoking and informative as well as constantly urging the reader to think further about the nature, extent and effectiveness of the criminal law.

Complete Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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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

Queensland Criminal Law

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Author: Andreas Schloenhardt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780190311544

Category: Criminal justice, Administration of

Page: 672

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Queensland Criminal Law is a comprehensive examination of the principles of criminal law as they relate to the Criminal Code (Qld). It provides a thorough analysis of contemporary criminal justice in Queensland and draws comparisons between relevant developments in common law, federal criminal law, and other jurisdictions.Throughout this text, students are guided through complex materials and difficult concepts with case matrices, tables and flowcharts, while the four-part structure assists in understanding and systematically establishing criminal liability by moving from questions about jurisdiction and general concepts of criminal law, through to the elements of an offence and possible defences.The fifth edition of Queensland Criminal Law encourages students to take a critical approach to law and invites them to reflect on their relationship to the law as citizens, students and potential practitioners.KEY FEATURES OF THIS EDITIONFully updated with the most current legislation, cases and references, including:new homicide offences, including unlawful striking causing death2017 amendments to the prostitution defencenew offences relating to sexual abuse of minorsCase matrices in the Appendix to help students prepare for and answer assessment questionsTables and flowcharts clarify key points and enable students to visualise many of the complexities of general principles and specific offencesFurther reading at the end of each section to direct students towards resources for additional study

Criminal Law

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Author: Richard G. Singer,John Q. La Fond

Publisher: Aspen Pub

ISBN: 9780735588295

Category: Law

Page: 592

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Employing the successful Examples & Explanations format, Examples & Explanations: Criminal Law, draws on well-known cases that have not made the appellate courts or in some cases haven't even gone to litigation. the fifth edition includes cutting edge examples and explanations based on prescription drug-induced sleepwalking, death caused by abuse of time-release pain-killing patches, and void-for-vagueness challenges to laws limiting where sex offenders can live or travel. Among the attributes that make this study aid an excellent resource: Unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations pedagogy --Combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns. The questions, in which there are a variety of issues in one fact situation, are similar to those on a law school or bar examination and therefore provide students with practice they need to excel on exams. The author uses well-known cases that have not made the appellate courts or haven't gone to litigation to make the material current and easily applicable. Extensive material on new excuses, such as Prozac, Serotonin, Testosterone. Recent Supreme Court cases on the insanity defense and the diminished capacity defense (such as Arizona v. Clark and Dixon v. United States). Explanations include analysis of both prosecution and defense, which provides additional valuable exam-writing skills for students. Readable and engaging material that often incorporates popular culture and humor to spark interest in students. Straightforward presentation with clear, introductory text enables students to understand and apply principles. An abundance of visual aids--Graphs, charts and other illustrations-- are used to demonstrate legal standards and concepts. Updated to reflect recent developments in the news and case law since the last edition, the Fifth Edition offers: Coverage of the debate on torture, including issues of necessity and whether those who participated in waterboarding may rely on the advice of the office of legal counsel. The Supreme Court and ex post facto. Florida self-defense and right-to-carry laws. 2009 Supreme Court decisions on mens rea and the "greater crime" theory. Update on the "dog maul" case, with explicit examination of the various definitions of malice aforethought given by the California courts Examples and explanations that address drive-by shootings and attempted murder.

Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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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

Principles of Corporate Insolvency Law

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Author: Roy Goode,Royston Miles Goode

Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell

ISBN: 0421966106

Category: Bankruptcy

Page: 1081

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Principles of Insolvency Law is widely regarded as 'the' text on Insolvency law. Professor Sir Roy Goode's reputation as the "doyen of commercial law" has established a unique position for the Work as a leading authority in the field. The book provides a clear and concise treatment of the general philosophical principles underpinning Insolvency law. It works as an introduction to this complex area and as such it has a broad market, ranging from students and newly qualified practitioners to barristers in Court.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

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Author: Jonathan M. Burchell,J. R. L. Milton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780702177255

Category: Criminal law

Page: 1168

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Book & CD-ROM. The third edition of this established casebook on criminal law, originally compiled by Jonathan Burchell and John Milton, has been substantially revised and improved on by Jonathan Burchell. Over 50 new extracts and a companion CD-ROM containing an additional 17 extracts from cases and legislation have been included in this new edition. The book is a companion volume to "Principles of Criminal Law, 3rd edition" (2005), where the general principles of the South African criminal law and many of the specific crimes are fully analysed. The book can also be used on its own as it contains substantial extracts from judgments, with succinct explanatory headnotes.

Understanding Criminal Law

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Author: Joshua Dressler

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC

ISBN: 9781531007911

Category: Criminal law

Page: 648

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This comprehensive and clearly written Understanding treatise is frequently cited by scholars and courts in their analysis of substantive criminal law, and has been a popular source of assistance to criminal law students for the past quarter century. Understanding Criminal Law is designed to be taught in conjunction with any casebook. The topics covered are those most often raised in criminal law casebooks, and coverage of these subjects is meant to complement professors' classroom discussions. The text focuses on the basic elements of, and defenses to, all crimes; provides in-depth coverage of such crimes as homicide, rape, and theft; and covers other important topics covered in the Criminal Law course, such as accomplice and inchoate liability. Understanding Criminal Law also covers theories of punishment, sources of the criminal law, and overarching principles such as legality and proportionality. The common law is emphasized with extensive comparisons to the Model Penal Code and modern statutes. This edition offers the most significant updating ever, including coverage of quickly-changing legal areas, such as sexual assault and self-defense law. Recent and ongoing revisions to the Model Penal Code are also covered.

Principles of Contract Law

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Author: Jeannie Marie Paterson,Andrew Robertson,Arlen Duke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780455229454

Category: Commercial law

Page: 842

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The book has been thoroughly updated in light of the Australian Consumer Law, and includes discussion of the new regimes regulating unfair contract terms, misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable dealing and consumer guarantees. Recent amendments to the Electronic Transactions Acts are discussed in the Agreement chapter (Ch 3).

Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

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Author: Darrell L. Ross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 145573053X

Category: Law

Page: 512

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Close to 60,000 civil lawsuits are filed annually against criminal justice practitioners. This increasing litigation poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel who must ensure they are performing their legal duties within the boundaries of case law. In brief, they not only need a working knowledge of criminal law but a firm grasp on the civil law process as well. Civil Liability in Criminal Justice provides valuable advice and protection to future officers and correctional system employees, introducing them to civil liability generally and the federal law specifically, while indicating steps that can be taken to minimize risks. The text clearly outlines the specific precedents to which both individual staff members and entire agencies must adhere and provides court decisions in common and high-liability areas. This text is one of few on the subject that combines applicable case law and related liability research, a valuable new feature for current and future policy makers and managers. It also provides an overview of current case law in high- liability areas, enhancing student knowledge and practitioner job performance. An enhanced ancillary package now offers support to both students and their instructors as they work to master this complex topic. Exercises based on ethical dilemmas and evidence-based assessments of likely trouble spots in organizational training and policy prepare the reader to avoid costly legal action in the complex worlds of policing and corrections. * Hundreds of cases are referenced throughout the text, including the latest U.S. Supreme Court decisions in civil liability suits against police and corrections officers and their agencies * Provides richly documented research findings regarding recent trends in litigation and financial penalties * Includes current thinking on avoiding lawsuits through training and policy development

Guide to South Carolina Criminal Law and Procedure

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Author: Patricia S. Watson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 408

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A user-friendly introduction to the Palmetto State's criminal justice system A handy reference for students, police officers, and concerned citizens, the Guide to South Carolina Criminal Law and Procedure, Fifth Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the state's criminal justice system, including legislative changes enacted during the 1995-96 session. Patricia Seets Watson and William Shepard McAninch identify the functions of the police, prosecution, defense, and the Department of Corrections; define the jurisdiction and sentencing options of various courts; and discuss the procedures involved in processing a case from start to finish.