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Glanville Williams : Textbook of Criminal Law

Glanville Williams : Textbook of Criminal Law

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  • Author(s): Dennis J. Baker
  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
  • Edition: 4 Ed South Asian Ed 2017
  • ISBN 13 9789386374189
  • Approx. Pages 1559 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Glanville Williams' Textbook of Criminal Law is an exposition and evaluation of the criminal law. Now updated and rewritten for modern criminal law courses, the author, Dennis J. Baker, brings back the classic style of Glanville Williams but with a focus on contemporary criminal law. Originally authored by the highly respected Glanville Williams, the first two editions are the most cited English textbook of criminal law in the world. The book covers a very wide range of topics with a sustained and penetrating analysis that will appeal to professional lawyers and barristers in addition to students of law.
•    Discusses the cases without overwhelming the reader with too much detail
•    Readable and lucid style with unique question and answer format to encourage
      the reader to engage with the text
•    A range of illuminating practical examples to stimulate critical thought
•    Comprehensive coverage of criminal law
New for the fourth edition:
•    Chapter on Complicity
•    Chapter on Serious Crime Act Offences
•    Chapter on Causation
•    Chapter on Provocation
•    Chapters on Mens Rea, Actus Reus, Homicide fully revised
•    All other chapters fully updated
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Contents
Part 1 - General Considerations

1.    Crime and the Criminal Law
2.    Judge and Jury
3.    The Moral and Constitutional Limits of the Criminal Law
4.    Intention
5.    Recklessness and Negligence
6.    Fault as to Circumstances
7.    Strict Liability
8.    Attributed Acts : Vicarious Liability
9.    Corporations; Exceptions to Strict Liability
10.    The External Elements of an Offence
11.    Causation
Part 2 – The Protection of the Person
12   Non-Fatal Offences against the Person
13.  Sexual Aggression
14.  Murder
15.  Involuntary Manslaughter
16.  The Fetus and the New-Born Child
Part 3 – Involvement in Crime
17.  Complicity
18.  Attempt
19.  Conspiracy
20.  Other Inchoate Offences
Part 4 – Defences
21.  Ignorance of Law and Superior Orders
22.  Intoxication
23  Discipline and Authority
24.  Private and Public Defence
25.  Loss of Control
26.  Consent and Entrapment
27.  Necessity
28.  Duress and Coercion
29.  Automatism
30.  Criminal Capacity and Insanity
31.  Diminished Responsibility
Part 5 – The Protection of Property
32.  Theft
33.  Robbery and Similar Offences
34.  Blackmail
35.  Burglary
36.  Handling Stolen Goods
37.  Fraud
38.  Damage and Trespass
Index
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Author Details
Dennis J. Baker,
M. Phil, Ph.D. Jesus College, Cambridge Lecturer in Law, King's College London
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