Criminal law for criminologists: principles and theory in criminal justice

Introduction -- Perspectives on the History of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice -- Actus Reus and Mens Rea I : General Principles -- Actus Reus and Mens Rea II : Alternative Forms of Criminal Responsibility -- Property Offences -- Non-Fatal Assaults -- Homicide -- Sexual Offences -- Offences agains...

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Main Author: Cross, Noel (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge 2020
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Summary:Introduction -- Perspectives on the History of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice -- Actus Reus and Mens Rea I : General Principles -- Actus Reus and Mens Rea II : Alternative Forms of Criminal Responsibility -- Property Offences -- Non-Fatal Assaults -- Homicide -- Sexual Offences -- Offences against Society -- Criminal Defences and Responsibility for Crime -- Conclusions -- Appendix : Understanding Basic Legal Skills
"Criminal Law for Criminologists uses theoretical and practical research to bridge the gap between 'the law in the books' (criminal law doctrine) and 'the law in action' (criminal justice process). It introduces the key policies and principles that drive criminal law in England, and then explains the law itself in terms of relevant statute and case law. Starting with an outline of the basic principles and theories of criminal law and criminal justice, the author goes on to discuss: Criminal law and criminal justice in historical perspective, General principles of criminal law, including actus reus and mens rea, Specific types of criminal offence, including property, homicide, sexual, public order and drug offences, An overview of defences to crime, An appendix outlining essential legal skills. In examining the links between the worlds of criminal law and criminal justice, Criminal Law for Criminologists brings a fresh perspective to this field of research. Written in a clear and direct style, this book will be essential reading for students of criminology, criminal justice, law, cultural studies, social theory, and those interested in gaining an introduction to criminal law"--
Item Description:Literaturangaben
Physical Description:xxii, 274 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781138606906
9781138606913