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Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (Paperback)


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Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers deft legal coverage and analysis alongside expertly selected extracts from key cases and academic sources.

The effective two-part structure of each chapter in the book - the first part explaining the law as it is, the second examining the theoretical aspects of the law - ensures that readers not only gain a secure understanding of the law itself but also acquire a fundamental appreciation of the surrounding philosophical and ethical debates. Important theoretical material is made accessible to students through a particularly engaging writing style. The author's clarity of expression brings the subject to life and places the law in context.

This text is an essential and complete resource for all those wanting to get to grips with the fascinating and sometimes challenging area of criminal law.

Online Resources:
This text is accompanied by the following online resources:
For students -
DT Updates to the law following publication
DT Useful web links
DT Guidance on answering selected questions in the book
DT An introductory video from the author

For lecturers -
DT A test bank of multiple choice questions.

About the Author

Jonathan Herring, Professor of Law, Exeter College, Oxford Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford. He is a widely published author across several disciplines, including criminal law, family law, and legal ethics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780198811817
ISBN-10: 0198811810
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: June 19th, 2018
Pages: 944
Language: English
Series: Text