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    DescriptionThis edition of Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers an exceptional depth of analysis, a wealth of cases and materials all set within the theoretical context of criminal law. The effective two-part structure of each chapter in the book - the first part explaining the law as it is, the second examining the theoretical aspects - ensures that readers not only gain a secure understanding of the law itself but also acquire a fundamental appreciation of the surrounding philosophical and ethical debates. Important theoretical material is made accessible to students through a particularly engaging writing style. The author's clarity of expression brings the subject to life and places the law in context. This text is an essential and complete resource for all those wanting to get to grips with the always fascinating and sometimes challenging area of criminal law today. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, offering updates to the law following publication, useful weblinks, and guidance on answering questions in the book. Video footage of the author talking about the book and his approach to criminal law provides the perfect introduction to your studies.

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    Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Herring
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1000
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,461 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199646258
    ISBN 10: 0199646252

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.3T
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: LAW026000
    BIC subject category V2: LNF
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T General Subject: 490
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 345
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
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    DC23: 345.42
    LC classification: KD7869 .H47 2012
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    Ingram Theme: INDS/TLWSTD
    Thema V1.0: LNF
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    18 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford.
    Table of contents
    1. An introduction to criminal law ; 2. Actus reus: the conduct element ; 3. Mens rea: the mental element ; 4. Strict liability ; 5. Homicide ; 6. Non-fatal non-sexual offences against the person ; 7. Sexual offences ; 8. Theft, handling, and robbery ; 9. Fraud ; 10. Burglary and blackmail ; 11. Criminal damages ; 12. Defences ; 13. The criminal liability of corporations ; 14. Inchoate offences ; 15. Complicity