Card, Cross & Jones: Criminal Law
With a reputation for being one of the very best introductory texts on the substantive criminal law in England and Wales, Card, Cross & Jones: Criminal Law remains a firm favourite with lecturers and students alike. Carefully developed coverage ensures that this textbook will support you throughout your study helping you to advance your understanding of the key principles governing criminal law. Designed for use on undergraduate courses and diplomas in law, discussion of case law as well as hypothetical examples and key point summaries guide you through the technicalities of this fascinating aspect of law. This twentieth edition has been extensively updated to take account of all the recent changes within the criminal law field, including discussion of the most recent case law including Mendez and Thompson (2010), Assange (2011) and Gnango (2011), and the most recent legislation including the Bribery Act 2010. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre providing web links and detailed updates help you to keep pace with all the latest developments.
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Table of Statutes
Table of Cases
Table of Secondary Legislation
5 Mistake and related matters
10 Theft and related offences
11 Other offences under the Theft Act 1968
12 Fraud and related offences
13 Offences of damage to property
14 Inchoate offences
15 Mental condition defences
16 Other general defences
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