This bestselling, classic textbook provides a clear and straightforward account of criminal law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Written by one of the UK's leading experts on criminal law, this book is compact yet comprehensive, well-structured, stimulating and engaging.
This edition includes:
A detailed discussion of the significant new definition of dishonesty
Consideration of case law developments on diminished responsibility
Analysis of the new law on accessories
Exploration of recent cases on loss of control
Summaries of recent academic analysis of criminal law
This is an ideal text for all students taking undergraduate LLB and GDL/CPE courses in criminal law.