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Simester and Sullivan’s Criminal Law

Theory and Doctrine

By: A P Simester, J R Spencer, F Stark, G R Sullivan, Graham Virgo
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Published: 22-08-2019
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Edition: 7th
Extent: 1056
ISBN: 9781509926671
Imprint: Hart Publishing
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About Simester and Sullivan’s Criminal Law

This is the new edition of the leading textbook on criminal law by Professors Simester and Sullivan, now co-written with Professors Spencer, Stark and Virgo. Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law is an outstanding account of modern English criminal law, combining detailed exposition and analysis of the law with a careful exploration of its theoretical underpinnings. Primarily, it is written for undergraduate students of criminal law and it has become the set text in many leading universities. Additionally, the book is used as an important point of reference in academic writing and postgraduate research in England and abroad. Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law has been cited by appellate courts throughout the world.

Review of Previous Edition:

'... undoubtedly a first-rate companion for any undergraduate or post-graduate law course.

Since attaining international recognition and citation in appellate courts worldwide, the security of the text's position as a point of academic reference remains as steadfast as ever.'
John Taggart, Criminal Law Review

Table Of Contents

1 Criminal Law: Definition and Ambit
2 The Rule of Law and the European Convention on Human Rights
3 Interpretation and Proof
4 The Actus Reus
5 Mens Rea
6 Strict and Constructive Liability
7 Secondary Participation
8 Vicarious and Corporate Liability
9 The Inchoate Offences
10 Homicide
11 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person
12 The Principal Sexual Offences
13 Theft
14 Related Offences
15 Fraud
16 The Moral Limits of Criminalisation
17 Defences: An Overview
18 Failure of Proof: Mistake and Intoxication
19 Mental Condition Defences
20 Defences of Circumstantial Pressure
21 Permissible Conduct
22 Defences and Blame: Some Observations

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