Written by a leading academic in this field, Criminal Law combines coverage of the core legal principles with discussion of the theories and academic debates which underpin the subject. A range of hypothetical examples to illustrate problematic case scenarios and further reading suggestions are also included throughout the book making Criminal Law the ideal companion to support you in your study.
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Your essential guide to all aspects of criminal law doctrine and the theories and policy considerations which underpin it, Criminal Law helps you get the most from your study by equipping you with:
· A strong understanding of the key aspects of criminal liability, major criminal offences and defences necessary for your course
· A range of hypothetical case examples clarifying your understanding of complex points and illustrating how you can apply the legal principles to a wealth of factual scenarios
· Key further reading references to pertinent academic articles and end of chapter summaries to cement your understanding of the subject area and provide a springboard to further study.
New to This Edition
This new edition has been fully updated with all major caselaw and statutory developments, including:
· Extensive discussion of R v Jogee (2016) and the extent to which this decision changes the substantive law of joint enterprise liability. Childs (2015), Anwar (2015) and Johnson (2016) are also considered
· Ali and Ashraf (2015) on consent
· Brennan (2014) and Golds (2014) on diminished responsibility and Gurpinar on loss of self-control
· R (Collins) v Secretary of State for Justice (2016) on self-defence
· Rudling (2016) on gross negligence manslaughter
· Nicklinson (2015 ECHR) and Carter v Canada (2015) on the human rights implications of the prohibition against physician assisted suicide and other consensual killings.
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About the Author(s)
William Wilson is Professor of Criminal Law at Queen Mary, University of London, and course convenor and Chief Examiner for criminal law on the University of London International Laws Programme.