Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law provides an ideal gateway into the dynamic world of criminal law. Focused, expert coverage, a hallmark of the Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod books, is supported by a wealth of student-friendly learning features that enhance learning in this ideal introduction for first time students.

Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC expertly guide new undergraduate readers through the subject, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. Complex issues are demystified and explained, offering a clear understanding of offences, defences and principles that underlie them.

Particular attention is paid to student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters.

Online Resources

A range of online resources are provided to further a student's understanding, including video tutorials from the authors and students, examination questions with answer guidance from the authors, multiple choice questions, chapter summaries, and further reading.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 169 x 246 x 33mm | 1,022g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0198831927
  • 9780198831921
  • 85,928

Table of contents

1: Introduction
2: Actus reus
3: Mens rea
4: Interaction of actus reus and mens rea
5: Murder
6: Manslaughter
7: Non-fatal offences against the person
8: Sexual offences
9: Property offences
10: Fraud
11: General inchoate offences
12: Parties to crime
13: Denial of an offence
14: General defences
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Review from previous edition An exceptionally well written book...makes difficult areas very understandable. This book is an invaluable tool for any student studying criminal law. Dr Clayton Ó Néill, Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Trent University
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A common sense, comprehensible and compelling guide...it's practically perfect in every way. * Chaynee Hodgetts, Lecturer in Criminal Law, Bangor University * This is an excellent book...Students need a book like Essentials. * Dr Jocelynee A. Scutt, Senior Fellow, University of Buckingham * Review from previous edition An exceptionally well written book...makes difficult areas very understandable. This book is an invaluable tool for any student studying criminal law. * Dr Clayton O Neill, Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Trent University *
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About John Child

Dr John Child is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Birmingham and a Co-Director of the Criminal Law Reform Now Network. Prior to this, he lectured at the University of Sussex and Oxford Brookes Law School.



Professor David Ormerod QC is a Law Commissioner for England and Wales, Professor of Criminal Justice at University College London, and Deputy High Court Judge. He is also a Door Tenant at Red Lion Chambers and a Bencher of Middle Temple.
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