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13. Strict liability

13. Strict liability  

Claire De Than and Russell Heaton

in Criminal Law (4th edn)

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
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10.1093/he/9780199657209.003.0013
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9780199657209
This chapter explains the offence of strict liability. An offence of strict liability means an offence which requires no blameworthiness on the part of D (i.e., no mens rea or even ... More
14. Secondary participation in crime

14. Secondary participation in crime  

Claire De Than and Russell Heaton

in Criminal Law (4th edn)

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
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10.1093/he/9780199657209.003.0014
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9780199657209
This chapter discusses the law for the perpetrator(s) of a crime and secondary participants. A person who performs the actus reus of a crime is known as the perpetrator or the principal of ... More
5. Criminal law

5. Criminal law  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Criminology Skills (3rd edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864735
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10.1093/he/9780198799818.003.0005
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9780198799818
This chapter explains the two main sources of criminal law in the UK: legislation, that is, Acts of Parliament (or statutes), and case law. It discusses the process by which Acts of ... More
5. Criminal law

5. Criminal law  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Criminology Skills (2nd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191793172
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10.1093/he/9780198718819.003.0006
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9780198718819
This chapter explains the two main sources of criminal law in the UK: legislation, that is, Acts of Parliament (or statutes), and case law. It discusses the process by which Acts of ... More
15. The repression of international crimes in domestic jurisdictions

15. The repression of international crimes in domestic jurisdictions  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
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9780191764509
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10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0036
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9780199694921
This chapter discusses the relation between international law and criminal jurisdiction by states and examines the main heads of jurisdiction applied by states. It then analyzes the content ... More
15. Inchoate offences

15. Inchoate offences  

Claire De Than and Russell Heaton

in Criminal Law (4th edn)

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
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10.1093/he/9780199657209.003.0015
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This chapter explains inchoate offences. Inchoate offences comprise attempt, conspiracy, and encouraging or assisting crime. A person cannot be guilty of attempt, etc. in the abstract. The ... More
2. Actus reus

2. Actus reus  

Claire De Than and Russell Heaton

in Criminal Law (4th edn)

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
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10.1093/he/9780199657209.003.0002
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This chapter explains the concept of actus reus, a Latin phrase that literally means ‘the guilty act’, but which is more aptly translated as ‘the forbidden conduct’. In general, the law is ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Katherine S. Williams

in Textbook on Criminology (7th edn)

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Mar 2012
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Jun 2014
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9780191783753
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10.1093/he/9780199592708.003.0021
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9780199592708
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which ... More
2. Actus reus

2. Actus reus  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191853067
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10.1093/he/9780198815150.003.0002
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9780198815150
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
2. Actus reus

2. Actus reus  

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/9780198854982.003.0002
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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
1. Introduction to the English criminal process

1. Introduction to the English criminal process  

Liz Campbell, Andrew Ashworth, and Mike Redmayne

in The Criminal Process (5th edn)

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Jun 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191859601
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10.1093/he/9780198818403.003.0001
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9780198818403
This chapter starts by presenting a brief sketch of the key stages and decisions of the criminal process which forms part of the English criminal justice system. The significance of those ... More
7. Murder

7. Murder  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830792
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10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0007
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9780198788713
This chapter examines the law on murder. It considers when does life begin and end for the purposes of the law of murder; should an intention to cause really serious harm suffice as the ... More
7. Murder

7. Murder  

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/9780198831945.003.0007
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9780198831945
This chapter examines the law on murder. It considers when does life begin and end for the purposes of the law of murder; should an intention to cause really serious harm suffice as the ... More
1. Fundamentals of international criminal law

1. Fundamentals of international criminal law  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0016
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9780199694921
International criminal law (ICL) is a body of international rules designed both to proscribe certain categories of conduct (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture, ... More
13. The Criminal Liability of Corporations

13. The Criminal Liability of Corporations  

Jonathan Herring

in Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (8th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191862847
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811817.003.0013
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9780198811817
This chapter begins with a discussion of the law on corporate criminality, covering the difficulty in convicting companies of crimes; corporate killing; and vicarious liability. The second ... More
3. Arrest

3. Arrest  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
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9780191783692
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0003
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9780199541317
This chapter examines how far the police are, and should be, allowed to infringe the freedom of the individual through arrest. It considers the legal rules and their effectiveness in ... More
15. Burglary and related offences

15. Burglary and related offences  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830792
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10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0015
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9780198788713
This chapter examines the offence of burglary in addition to a number of related offences. It is a statutory offence that turns on the defendant having been a trespasser at the time he ... More
14. Robbery

14. Robbery  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830792
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10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0014
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9780198788713
This chapter examines the offence of robbery. It is a very serious statutory offence that is, in essence, an aggravated form of theft. The chapter considers the circumstances in which it ... More
19. Parties to offences

19. Parties to offences  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830792
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10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0019
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chapter
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9780198788713
This chapter considers the liability of someone who aids, abets, counsels or procures someone else to commit a criminal offence. The chapter examines the actus reus and the mens rea that ... More
13. The Criminal Liability of Corporations

13. The Criminal Liability of Corporations  

Jonathan Herring

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

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191882999
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198848479.003.0013
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chapter
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9780198848479
This chapter begins with a discussion of the law on corporate criminality, covering the difficulty in convicting companies of crimes; corporate killing; and vicarious liability. The second ... More

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