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Criminal Law (16th edn)  

Michael AllenFormer Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and Professor of Law at Newcastle Law SchoolClose
Ian EdwardsAssociate Professor in Law, University of East AngliaClose
Published in Print: 23 April 2021 Published Online:September 2021
ISBN: 9780198869931
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. Textbook on Criminal Law has been providing students of criminal law with a readable and reliable introduction to the subject for the past 30 years. This is the sixteenth 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.