Card, Cross & Jones: Criminal Law

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Oxford University Press, May 24, 2012 - Law - 826 pages
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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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Contents

Table of Statutes
xiii
Table of Cases
xxvii
Table of Secondary Legislation
lix
1 Introduction
1
actus reus
32
mens rea
69
4 Proof
110
5 Mistake and related matters
119
10 Theft and related offences
386
11 Other offences under the Theft Act 1968
454
12 Fraud and related offences
485
13 Offences of damage to property
518
14 Inchoate offences
536
15 Mental condition defences
610
16 Other general defences
672
17 Participation
727

6 Strict liability
130
7 Nonfatal offences against the person
159
8 Homicide and related offences
231
9 Sexual offences
327
18 Vicarious liability corporate liability and liability of unincorporated associations
778
Index
805
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Richard Card is Emeritus Professor of law at De Monfort University, Leicester. He has written widely in a number of areas of law, particularly criminal law

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