Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

An array of carefully selected case report and academic article extracts combined with author commentary to provide a thorough and engaging assessment of criminal law provisions.

Author: Janet Dine

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199541980

Category: Law

Page: 714

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An array of carefully selected case report and academic article extracts combined with author commentary to provide a thorough and engaging assessment of criminal law provisions.
Categories: Law

Cases Materials on Criminal Law

Cases   Materials on Criminal Law

This book is an invaluable reference for students on undergraduate or CPE/PG Diploma in Law criminal law courses, particularly those studying independently or on distance learning programmes.

Author: Mike Molan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134096213

Category: Law

Page: 832

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Cases and Materials on Criminal Law provides a comprehensive selection of key materials drawn from law reports, legislation, Law Commission consultation papers and reports, and Home Office publications. Clear and highly accessible, this volume is presented in a coherent structure and provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the criminal law syllabus. The range of thoughtfully selected materials and authoritative commentary ensures that this book provides an essential collection of materials and analysis to stimulate the reader and assist in the study of this difficult and challenging area of law. New features include: revised text design with clear page layout, headings and boxed and shaded sections to aid navigation and readability chapter introductions to highlight the salient features under discussion short chapter table of contents to enable easier navigation "Comments and Questions" sections to encourage students to reflect on their reading expanded further reading to encourage students to engage further with the subject a Companion Website to provide regular updates to the book. Recent decisions of note that are extracted and analysed include R v Kennedy (manslaughter based on supply of heroin); Attorney General for Jersey v Holley (provocation); R v Mark and R v Willoughby (elements of killing by gross negligence); R v Barnes (consent as a defence to sporting injuries); Attorney General’s Reference (No 3 of 2004) (accessorial liability) and R v Hatton (intoxicated mistake in self defence cases). Consideration is also given to the likely changes to the law relating to corporate manslaughter, at the time of writing contained in the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill currently before Parliament. Two major law reform publications are extensively extracted and contextualised in this 4th edition - the Law Commission’s report on Murder, Manslaughter and Infanticide (Law Com No 304) and the Law Commission’s Report on Inchoate Liability for Assisting and Encouraging Crime (Law Com No 300). This book is an invaluable reference for students on undergraduate or CPE/PG Diploma in Law criminal law courses, particularly those studying independently or on distance learning programmes.
Categories: Law

Criminal Law and its Processes

Criminal Law and its Processes

The purchase of this ebook edition does not entitle you to receive access to the Connected eBook with Study Center on CasebookConnect.

Author: Sanford H. Kadish

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

ISBN: 9781454886259

Category: Law

Page: 1400

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The purchase of this ebook edition does not entitle you to receive access to the Connected eBook with Study Center on CasebookConnect. You will need to purchase a new print book to get access to the full experience, including: lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities; practice questions from your favorite study aids; an outline tool and other helpful resources. From a preeminent authorship team, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials, Tenth Edition, continues in the tradition of its best-selling predecessors by providing students not only with a cohesive policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials focuses on having students develop a nuanced understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios. Features: Retains prior edition’s principal cases and Notes and Questions approach to explain and probe fundamental concepts. Notes updated to incorporate contemporary cases and recent news touching on criminal law. Inclusion of additional preeminent cases in the field of criminal law, including: Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074, (Supreme Court application of common statutory interpretation techniques and the rule of lenity) Rosamond v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1240, (Supreme Court examination of accomplice liability) Perry v. Florida (examination of the agreement requirement for conspiracy through the lens of a Florida sexual battery offense). Theft (chapter 9) substantially revised to include new principal case dealing with trespassers takers in the credit card context. Expanded discussion of: mass incarceration and prosecutorial/law enforcement discretion; and, the intersections between race and criminal la
Categories: Law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Author: KD. Gaur

Publisher:

ISBN: 8180388344

Category: Criminal law

Page: 910

View: 490

Categories: Criminal law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment ...

Author: John Kaplan

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

ISBN: 9781454881704

Category: Law

Page: 1115

View: 845

Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, 8E is written by a well-respected authorship team that provides comprehensive examination of criminal law under both the Model Penal Code and common law. Interspersed with thoughtful excerpts that provide social, political, and criminological background the black letter law, this casebook focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that provides a useful starting point for classroom discussion. The eighth edition has been updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment, and includes notes and questions, making the book more useful for exam preparation. Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment Updated notes and questions making book more useful for exam preparation The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.
Categories: Law

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Using imaginative examples from literature and music to illustrate criminal law issues (e.g., examining insanity with Edgar Allen Poe?s The Tell-Tale Heart and homicide with Willa Cather?s O Pioneers!), the casebook allows law students to ...

Author: Joshua Dressler

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063592831

Category: Law

Page: 1056

View: 749

Premised on the belief that criminal law is an exciting subject to learn and teach, this popular casebook provides a balanced and creative overview of classic and modern criminal law cases and issues while covering both common law foundations and modern statutory reform, including the Model Penal Code. The casebook invites classroom consideration of many controversies in the field (e.g., rape law, race-based jury nullification, Internet crime, and anti-stalking legislation) and defenses (e.g., battered women?s self-defense). Using imaginative examples from literature and music to illustrate criminal law issues (e.g., examining insanity with Edgar Allen Poe?s The Tell-Tale Heart and homicide with Willa Cather?s O Pioneers!), the casebook allows law students to confront some of the Big Questions with which philosophers, theologians, scientists, poets, and lawyers have grappled for centuries.
Categories: Law

Elliott Wood s Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Elliott   Wood s Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Presenting a collection of cases, statutory provisions, published articles and comments designed to define, explain and illustrate the main principles of criminal law, this book uses notes and questions to assist and stimulate students to ...

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ISBN: 0414055691

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Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Author: George E. Dix

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:11087667

Category: Criminal law

Page: 208

View: 256

Categories: Criminal law

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Jonathan Herring's unique and bestselling approach of separating out the doctrinal and theoretical aspects of the law, alongside expertly selected extracts, makes this book enduringly popular with students and teachers.

Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198811817

Category: Criminal law

Page: 944

View: 385

Jonathan Herring's unique and bestselling approach of separating out the doctrinal and theoretical aspects of the law, alongside expertly selected extracts, makes this book enduringly popular with students and teachers.
Categories: Criminal law

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Book & CD-ROM. The third edition of this established casebook on criminal law, originally compiled by Jonathan Burchell and John Milton, has been substantially revised and improved on by Jonathan Burchell.

Author: Jonathan M. Burchell

Publisher:

ISBN: 0702177253

Category: Criminal law

Page: 1168

View: 680

Book & CD-ROM. The third edition of this established casebook on criminal law, originally compiled by Jonathan Burchell and John Milton, has been substantially revised and improved on by Jonathan Burchell. Over 50 new extracts and a companion CD-ROM containing an additional 17 extracts from cases and legislation have been included in this new edition. The book is a companion volume to "Principles of Criminal Law, 3rd edition" (2005), where the general principles of the South African criminal law and many of the specific crimes are fully analysed. The book can also be used on its own as it contains substantial extracts from judgments, with succinct explanatory headnotes.
Categories: Criminal law