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Criminal Law (15th edn)  

Michael AllenFormer Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and Professor of Law at Newcastle Law SchoolClose
Ian EdwardsSenior Lecturer in Law, University of East AngliaClose
Published in Print: 11 July 2019 Published Online:September 2019
ISBN: 9780198831938
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbookon series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. Textbook on CriminalLaw has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past 28 years. This is the fifteenth edition, which has been updated to include all of the latest case law and statutory changes. Topics covered include actus reus, mens rea, negligence and strict liability, and capacity and incapacitating conditions. It also examines general defences, parties to crime, inchoate offences, and homicide. Towards the end of the book chapters consider non-fatal offences, sexual offences, offences under the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978, fraud, and criminal damage.