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Elliott & Quinn's Criminal Law, 12th Edition

Louise Taylor

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Elliott & Quinn's Criminal Law, 12th Edition

By Louise Taylor
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Overview
Author
Louise Taylor
Edition
12th
ISBN
9781292208480
Published Date
14/06/2018
Pages
496
Elliott & Quinn’s Criminal Law has been specifically designed to introduce you to the legal principles, cases and statutes at play in this core subject area. Areas of debate, critique of the current law and consideration of reform options are also included throughout making this an ideal text for LLB or GDL who want an accessible and engaging introduction to criminal law.
Biography

Louise Taylor (LLB, Dip LP, LLM, PGCHE) is an independent researcher with a particular interest in criminal law and criminal justice. For over ten years she worked as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Trent University and she has extensive experience of teaching and writing about criminal law and related subjects.

Features
  • Based on the original work by Catherine Elliott and Frances Quinn, this edition continues to offer the trademark clarity of writing for which this book is known making it an ideal text for those who require an accessible and engaging introduction to criminal law.
  • Areas of academic debate, criticisms of the current law and reform options are highlighted throughout the text to encourage you to analyse and develop your own views on the more controversial areas of criminal law.
  • A range of tools are used throughout to help you to get to grips with the subject quickly and to reinforce your understanding
  • Key case boxes to help you identify and understand the legal principles developed from leading case law
  • Typical exam questions and detailed guidance on answering them to illustrate how to apply the legal principles in exams
  • Additional reading suggestions to encourage you to read more widely around the subject
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Elements of a crime
  • 2 Strict liability
  • 3 Murder
  • 4 Voluntary manslaughter
  • 5 Involuntary manslaughter
  • 6 Non-fatal offences against the person
  • 7 Sexual offences (by Samantha Pegg)
  • 8 Non-fraudulent property offences
  • 9 Fraudulent property offences
  • 10 Inchoate offences
  • 11 Accomplices
  • 12 Corporate liability
  • 13 General defences
  • Appendix
  • Select bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index