The Resource Beginning Criminal Law

Beginning Criminal Law

Label
Beginning Criminal Law
Title
Beginning Criminal Law
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Whether you're new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Criminal Law is all about, Beginning Criminal Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms with the structure, themes and issues of the subject so that you can begin your Criminal Law module with confidence. Adopting a clear and simple approach with legal vocabulary explained in a detailed glossary, Claudia Carr and Maureen Johnson break the subject of criminal law
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
345.42
Index
no index present
LC call number
KD7869.6 .C35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Beginning the Law
Label
Beginning Criminal Law
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; Preface; Guide to the Companion Website; 1 Introduction to criminal law; Learning objectives; Causing harm to others; Morality; What is punishment and why do we have it?; Elements of criminal liability; The practical side of the criminal law; The classification of criminal offences; The criminal trial; Further reading; Companion Website; 2 Actus reus, omissions and causation; Learning objectives; Introduction; Actus reus; Omissions or failures to act; Causation; Summary; Issues to think about further
  • Further readingCompanion Website; 3 Mens rea; Learning objectives; Introduction; Intention; Recklessness; Negligence; The coincidence of actus reus and mens rea; The doctrine of transferred malice; Strict liability; Summary; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; 4 Murder and involuntary manslaughter; Learning objectives; Introduction; The offence of murder; Unlawful act manslaughter; Gross negligence manslaughter; Summary; Further reading; Companion Website; 5 Voluntary manslaughter; Learning objectives
  • Issues to think about furtherFurther reading; Companion Website; 8 Rape; Learning objectives; Introduction; Actus reus; Mens rea; Consent; Summary; Key cases; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; 9 Theft; Learning objectives; Introduction; Is the actus reus present?; Is the mens rea present?; Summary; Key cases; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; 10 Forms of liability -- inchoate offences and joint enterprise; Learning objectives; Introduction; Inchoate offences; Attempt; Key cases; Conspiracy; Serious Crime Act 2007; Impossibility
  • Joint enterpriseSummary; Key cases; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; Index
  • The new law of loss of self control and the old law of provocationDiminished responsibility; Infanticide; Suicide; Summary; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; 6 Defences -- duress, necessity, self defence, mistake and intoxication; Learning objectives; Introduction; Justificatory or excusatory?; Self defence; Duress; Necessity; Intoxication; Mistake; Summary; Key cases; Issues to think about further; Further reading; Companion Website; 7 Non fatal offences against the person; Learning objectives; Introduction; Common law offences; Consent; Summary; Key cases
Control code
ocn836402545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136745683
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35358002
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)836402545
  • pebco1136745688

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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