A concise yet authoritative introduction to the subject, Criminal Law offers a stimulating account of the key topics in this area of law, illustrated through numerous case summaries. Exposition of the most recent case law and academic commentaries ensures a solid grounding in the core areas of a complex subject.
Written by a leading academic within the field, this text provides an authoritative account of the core issues in criminal law today
Numerous case summaries introduce students to the key cases in criminal law and illustrate the subject's fundamental principles and policies
Each chapter includes a summary, further reading, and self-test questions, enabling students to consolidate their understanding of each topic and explore the subject further
Thoughtful discussion of topical issues and current debates clarifies complex judgments and encourages students to think critically about this area of law