Criminal Law in a Nutshell
This book covers the main topics to be found in the vast majority of criminal law courses and gives an up-to-date, concise overview of the subject, as well as including key statutes and caselaw. The book also incorporates the recommendations in the Draft Criminal Code, Law Commission Working Papers and Reports.
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