Author: Sue Titus Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2012-10-15
The most up-to-date book on the market, Criminal Law: The Essentials, Second Edition, provides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to this fascinating and ever-evolving field. Meticulously revised and updated, this includes: The most recent cases and developments in the field New and updated focus boxes featuring real-world examples Expanded discussions of elder abuse, child and domestic partner abuse, the sentencing of juveniles, reform of the 100:1 ratio in sentencing for crack and powder cocaine and other drug-related issues, and bullying Coverage of current developments in criminal law, including Wall Street reform and capital punishment Rich pedagogical tools--chapter outlines, summaries, study questions, key terms, and Internet activities
Author: Ronald Slye
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 2009
Highly respected educator-scholars Elizabeth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye highlight and summarize the major concepts and themes of International Criminal Law with clear, informal language in this concise paperback text. Van Schaack and Slye provide a general overview of International Criminal Law that includes: a straightforward introductory chapter explanation and descriptions of the major international crimes, including: war crimes crimes against humanity genocide aggression terrorism coverage of individual rights and protections and the major defenses available to International Criminal Law defendants references to decisions from outside of the usual Western canon such as those from African, Asian, and Central and South American source discussion of the growing body of international jurisprudence being generated through international tribunals, hybrid tribunals, and other sources If you're thinking about teaching a course on International Criminal Law, you'll want to examine this timely, brief, and conceptually organized introductory text, written by two of the leading authorities in the field.
Author: John Child
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2017-04-06
Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law takes students to the heart of this fascinating subject, providing focused, expert coverage alongside a wealth of student-friendly learning features to aid study. It provides an ideal gateway to understanding the dynamic world of criminal law. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC introduce the field of criminal law to the new undergraduate reader, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. The text does not shy away from complex issues but instead conveys a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to considering student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/sho/ Each chapter is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: DT Multiple choice questions with answer feedback DT A selection of short revision questions with answer guidance DT Two sample examination questions with answer guidance DT Further reading Also on the website you will find: DT A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles DT Legal updates DT Useful web-links
Author: Matthew Lippman
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Social Science
Essential Criminal Law, Second Edition equips students with a foundational and practical understanding of criminal law in the United States, as well as encourages strong legal reasoning skills for students with no prior exposure to case law. Award-winning professor and bestselling author Matthew Lippman guides students through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses, along with highly approachable case analyses. Updated with the most current developments in criminal law and public policy, the Second Edition takes students beyond the classroom and prepares them to apply criminal law in today’s legal world.
Author: Claire McDiarmid
Publisher: Scots Law Essentials
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Criminal law
Criminal Law Essentials is an invaluable study guide for students.Now in its second edition, it is an invaluable study guide for students. It provides up'to'date, comprehensive and concise coverage of the criminal law in Scotland and is the ideal text for students who come new to the subject and for those preparing for exams. The book takes account of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 and is an excellent resource for those who need to refresh or update their knowledge. Summary sections of Essential Facts and Essential Cases will help students to identify, understand and remember the key elements of the subject.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Criminal Law , The Essentials. In this book, you will learn topics such as Anticipatory Offenses and Parties to Crimes, Defenses to Criminal Culpability, Criminal Homicide, and Assault, Robbery, Rape, and Other Crimes Against the Person plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: Neil C. Chamelin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2011-10
ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL LAW, 11/e is an easy-to-read, clear, and comprehensive introduction to criminal law for criminal justice majors and non-majors at all levels. Avoiding overly complex issues, it explains key principles through real-world examples, so they can be easily and quickly understood. Thoroughly reviewed and revised for even greater clarity and relevance, this edition contains multiple examples from drawn from The American Law Institute's Model Penal Code. Even more than previous editions, it goes beyond a pure “law enforcement” orientation, offering a broader and more all-encompassing approach to criminal law. This edition also contains extensive updates to reflect the latest changes in statutory and case law; notably, revisions related to narcotics law, juvenile offenses, forgery and counterfeiting.
This volume comprises the principal policy documents and multilateral legal instruments on international and European criminal law, with a special focus on Europol and Eurojust as well as on initiatives aimed at combating international or organized crime or terrorism. The texts have been ordered according to the multilateral co-operation level within which they were drawn up: either Prüm, the European Union (comprising also Schengen-related texts), the Council of Europe or the United Nations. It is meant to provide students as well as practitioners (judicial and law enforcement authorities, lawyers, researchers, ...) throughout Europe with an accurate, up-to-date edition of essential texts on these matters.
Author: Roger Geary
Release Date: 1998
The purpose of this book is to provide a revision aid for the undergraduate student of criminal law. It is intended to complement both the traditional textbook on criminal law and the Cavendish Principles of Law series.Seven key areas, which in combination form the essential content of most courses in criminal law, are considered in sufficient detail to enable the student to present sophisticated legal arguments under examination conditions. At the same time, the book seeks to avoid unnecessary complications and superfluous detail, allowing it to function as a concise revision aid.Where appropriate, the most recent cases, legislation and academic articles are analysed to provide the reader with up-to-date information necessary for success in today's competitive marketplace
Author: Kent Roach
Publisher: Essentials of Canadian Law
Release Date: 2015
Criminal Law by Kent Roach is one of the most highly regarded titles in Irwin Law's Essentials of Canadian Law series. Professor Roach's account of the current state of substantive criminal law in Canada has become essential reading not only in law schools but also among judges, practitioners, and others involved in the criminal justice system.
Author: Jonathan Herring
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-08-04
If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Criminal Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Online Resource Centre:Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam QandAs, and more, Criminal Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/): * Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test* Test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers* Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer* Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards* Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary* Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts lists* Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster
Criminal Law provides a concise account of all the relevant aspects of criminal law in a manageable and thought-provoking way. Underpinned by the author's expert insight, this is an essential introductory guide to criminal law. In an area where case law is so integral to effective understanding of the different legal principles, Criminal Law provides numerous key case summaries to help students remember the key points of law, with an authoritative guiding commentary to help them think critically about and around the subject. Students are able to consolidate their own learning through supporting chapter summaries, further reading, and self-test questions throughout the book.