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Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law

Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (8th edn)  

Jeremy Horder

Print Publication Year: 
May 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191823473
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753070.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198753070
Principles of Criminal Law takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. ... More
9. Mental conditions, intoxication and mistake

9. Mental conditions, intoxication and mistake  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

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

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191862854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198807094
This chapter considers the most commonly occurring ‘mental condition defences’, focusing on the pleas of insanity, intoxication, and mistake. The common law historically made a distinction ... More
11. Mental conditions, intoxication and mistake

11. Mental conditions, intoxication and mistake  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law (14th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784446
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198702313.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198702313
This chapter considers the most commonly occurring ‘defences’, focusing on the pleas of insanity, intoxication, and mistake. The ‘defences’ or ‘pleas’ of insanity and intoxication imply ... More
13. Defences or grounds for excluding criminal responsibility

13. Defences or grounds for excluding criminal responsibility  

Douglas Guilfoyle

in International Criminal Law

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191795848
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198728962.003.0013
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198728962
This chapter addresses one of the more contentious issues in international criminal law: the extent to which a defendant should be able to plead that there are circumstances excusing or ... More
16. Other general defences

16. Other general defences  

Richard Card and Jill Molloy

in Card, Cross & Jones Criminal Law (22nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191817052
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753094.003.0016
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198753094
This chapter explains the justifications of self-defence, the prevention of crime, and other ‘public or private defences’, the justification of self-help, and the excuses of duress by ... More
3. Actus reus

3. Actus reus  

Richard Card and Jill Molloy

in Card, Cross & Jones Criminal Law (22nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191817052
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753094.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198753094
The expression actus reus can be summarized as meaning an act (or sometimes an omission or state of affairs) indicated in the definition of the offence charged together with any consequence ... More
5. General defences

5. General defences  

Nicola Padfield

in Criminal Law (10th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191826085
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198778318.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198778318
Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter introduces the ... More
15. Criminal damage

15. Criminal damage  

Michael J. Allen and Ian Edwards

in Criminal Law (15th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191878152
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198831938.003.0015
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198831938
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. The Criminal Damage Act 1971 includes the main offences in ... More
Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

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

Jeremy Horder

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191864889
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198777663.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198777663
Principles of Criminal Law takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. ... More
27. Offences of damage to property

27. Offences of damage to property  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

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

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191862854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0027
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198807094
The principal offences of damage to property are governed by the Criminal Damage Act 1971. Under s 1(1), a person commits an offence if he, without lawful excuse, destroys or damages any ... More
29. Offences of damage to property

29. Offences of damage to property  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law (14th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784446
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198702313.003.0029
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198702313
In the UK, the principal offences of damage to property are governed by the Criminal Damage Act 1971. Under Section 1(1) of this law a person commits an offence if he, without lawful ... More
15. Criminal damage

15. Criminal damage  

Michael J. Allen and Ian Edwards

in Criminal Law (14th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191830754
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788676.003.0015
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198788676
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. The Criminal Damage Act 1971 includes the main offences ... More
14. General defences

14. General defences  

John Child and David Ormerod

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191830761
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788683.003.0014
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198788683
This chapter deals with general complete defences that the accused can use to avoid liability. The focus is on defences that can apply (with one exception) to offences throughout the ... More
14. General defences

14. General defences  

John Child and David Ormerod

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

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191872556
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198831921.003.0014
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198831921
This chapter deals with general complete defences that the accused can use to avoid liability. The focus is on defences that can apply (with one exception) to offences throughout the ... More

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