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Criminal Law by Claire de Than

Criminal Law

by Claire de Than

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0199657203, Paperback)

Criminal Law, Fourth Edition, offers a unique, in-depth analysis of the elements of criminal offenses. Using a logical structure and a lively writing style, authors Claire de Than and Russell Heaton ensure that even the most complicated aspects of criminal law are explained in a clear and engaging manner, allowing students to develop a full appreciation of the fundamentals.


Structured learning features are integrated throughout the chapters to help students engage with the subject and develop their knowledge further.

Running examples in each chapter provide scenarios to help clarify points of law and aid understanding.

Flowcharts and diagrams offer a useful visual tool to illustrate the more complex offenses and defenses.

The accompanying Companion Website includes a "Hot 100 Cases" database with summaries of key criminal law cases and a bonus chapter on Vicarious and Corporate Liability (www.oup.com/uk/orc/ law/criminal/heaton4e)


Full account of recent legal developments, including the reforms to voluntary manslaughter under the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, and subsequent case law.

Discussion of recent cases and reform proposals in many fields, including manslaughter, joint enterprise, sexual offenses, and defenses.

Additional flowcharts and diagrams assist in understanding of complex areas of the law.

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