Criminal Law: The Basics
Routledge – 2010 – 152 pages
Series: The Basics
Criminal Law: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the legal aspects of criminal acts, ranging from battery to burglary and harassment to homicide. Starting with an in-depth exploration of the very concept of crime, this book considers such questions as:
The book features numerous case studies from the infamous to the bizarre and key questions for consideration throughout. Each chapter ends with lists of relevant cases, statutes and suggestions for further reading, making this an ideal starting point for anyone interested in criminal law.
1. Basic Concepts 2. Homicide 3. Assaults 4. Property Offences 5. Accomplices 6. Defences
Jonathan Herring is Fellow in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford. He is the author of several leading textbooks on criminal law, medical law and family law.