The fourth edition takes account of case law developments, changes arising from the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 and coverage of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 including Breach of Peace.
This text provides an essential introduction to criminal law for law students and those with a general interest in this subject. It provides a firm grounding, both assisting and encouraging more detailed study.
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Table of Contents
Part I General Principles 1 The sources of Scots criminal law 2 Principles of liability 3 Strict liability offences 4 Corporate criminal liability 5 Causation 6 Parties to crime 7 Inchoate crimes 8 Defences Part II Offences Against the Person 9 Assault 10 Homicide 11 Sexual offences Part III Social Protection Offences 12 Social offences 13 Road traffic offences Part IV Property Offences 14 Theft/Reset 15 Robbery 16 Fraud/uttering 17 Embezzlement/extortion and bribery 18 Malicious mischief Part V Offences Against the State and Administration of Justice 19 Offences against the state 20 Offences against the administration of justice