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1. Aims, themes, and structure

1. Aims, themes, and structure  

Martin Partington

in Introduction to the English Legal System 2019-2020 (14th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191874895
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10.1093/he/9780198838838.003.0001
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9780198838838
This chapter sets out the basic aims, themes, and structure of this book. The book provides an introductory account of the English legal system, how it has developed in recent years, and ... More
11. Criminal Damage

11. Criminal Damage  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (9th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882999
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10.1093/he/9780198848479.003.0011
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9780198848479
This chapter discusses the law and theory on criminal damage. Criminal damage involves the defendant intentionally or recklessly destroying or damaging property belonging to another. The ... More
2. Criminal law history

2. Criminal law history  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864889
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10.1093/he/9780198777663.003.0002
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9780198777663
This chapter explores aspects of the criminal law’s history. The main focus is the influence of religious—and, especially, biblical—thought on the criminal law. This influence does ... More
9. Defences of compulsion

9. Defences of compulsion  

Janet Loveless, Mischa Allen, and Caroline Derry

in Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (7th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882982
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10.1093/he/9780198848462.003.0009
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9780198848462
This chapter focuses on legal defences to criminal offences in Great Britain that will result in acquittal, which include duress and duress of circumstances, necessity, compulsion, public ... More
9. Inchoate offences

9. Inchoate offences  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (7th edn)

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Aug 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191893469
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10.1093/he/9780198854982.003.0009
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9780198854982
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
4. Interaction of actus reus and mens rea

4. Interaction of actus reus and mens rea  

John Child and David Ormerod

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191872556
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10.1093/he/9780198831921.003.0004
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9780198831921
This chapter focuses on the interaction between actus reus and mens rea in proving criminal liability. It first considers how actus reus and mens rea relate to one another within the ... More
1. Introduction to criminal law

1. Introduction to criminal law  

Nicola Monaghan

in Criminal Law Directions (6th edn)

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Feb 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191883231
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10.1093/he/9780198848783.003.0001
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9780198848783
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help ... More
1. An introduction to the criminal law

1. An introduction to the criminal law  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Criminal Law (15th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191862854
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10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0001
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9780198807094
It is neither easy to define crime nor identify the aims of criminal law but some characteristics may be universal to every crime, including that it involves public wrongs and moral wrongs. ... More
23. Mental conditions

23. Mental conditions  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (13th edn)

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Jul 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191876585
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10.1093/he/9780198831945.003.0023
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9780198831945
This chapter considers the ways in which the criminal law treats people suffering from mental disorders. The following controversies are examined: when an individual can be regarded as ... More
7. Parties to crime

7. Parties to crime  

Michael J. Allen and Ian Edwards

in Criminal Law (15th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191878152
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10.1093/he/9780198831938.003.0007
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9780198831938
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the meaning of accomplices, vicarious ... More

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