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Smith, Hogan and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law (5th edn)  

John ChildProfessor of Criminal Law, Birmingham Law SchoolClose
David OrmerodProfessor of Criminal Justice, University College LondonClose
Published in Print: 12 July 2023 Published Online:August 2023
ISBN: 9780198873099
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod’s Essentials of Criminal Law presents a clear and authoritative discussion of the criminal law, combining authority with supportive learning features. The book engages with all the key topics of criminal law on the typical LLB syllabus, whilst encouraging the development of analytical and assessment skills. Particular attention is paid to student assessment, with end-of-chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Key cases are highlighted across chapters which include brief summaries of the main facts and judgment. Each chapter includes a section on reform, introducing important academic criticism of the law.