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Simester and Sullivan's criminal law : theory and doctrine /
A. P. Simester, J.R. Spencer, Findlay Stark, G.R. Sullivan and G.J. Virgo.
Seventh edition / A.P. Simester, J.R. Spencer, Findlay Stark, G.R. Sullivan and G.J. Virgo.
Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2019.
lxxxix, 964 pages ; 25 cm
1509926682, 9781509926688
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Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2019.
contents note
1. Criminal Law: Definition and Ambit -- 2. The Rule of Law and the European Convention on Human Rights -- 3. Interpretation and Proof -- 4. The Actus Reus -- 5. Mens Rea -- 6. Strict and Constructive Liability -- 7. Secondary Participation -- 8. Vicarious and Corporate Liability -- 9. The Inchoate Offences -- 10. Homicide -- 11. Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person -- 12. The Principal Sexual Offences -- 13. Theft -- 14. Related Offences -- 15. Fraud -- 16. The Moral Limits of Criminalisation -- 17. Defences: An Overview -- 18. Failure of Proof: Mistake and Intoxication -- 19. Mental Condition Defences -- 20. Defences of Circumstantial Pressure -- 21. Permissible Conduct -- 22. Defences and Blame: Some Observations.
general note
Previous edition: 2016.
"This is the new edition of the leading textbook on criminal law by Professors Simester and Sullivan, now co-written with Professors Spencer, Stark and Virgo. Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law is an outstanding account of modern English criminal law, combining detailed exposition and analysis of the law with a careful exploration of its theoretical underpinnings. Primarily, it is written for undergraduate students of criminal law and it has become the set text in many leading universities. Additionally, the book is used as an important point of reference in academic writing and postgraduate research in England and abroad. Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law has been cited by appellate courts throughout the world."--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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