This textbook covers the Criminal Law option of the A-level law syllabus, and provides an ideal introduction for anybody coming to the subject for the first time.
Criminal Law covers all A-level syllabuses/specification requirements, and is written by the principal examiner and principal assistant examiner in Criminal Law for one of the major examination boards. It contains extensive case illustration, and a range of examination related questions and activities. There is a special focus on key skills, and on the new synoptic assessment syllabus requirements.
This fully updated third edition builds upon the success of the first two editions.
- provides coverage of OCR and AQA specifications
- is endorsed by OCR for use with the Criminal Law option
- includes new OCR synoptic assessment source materials (for use in examinations in June 2005) with additional guidance
- discusses new legislation and cases including Sexual Offences Act 2003, Andrews, Bollom, G and R, Rowland, Safi and others, Weller, Z.
Table of Contents
Part 1: General Principles 1 1. Actus Reus and Mers Rea 2. Liability for Omissions 3. Recklessness 4. Strict Liability Part 2: Homicide 5. Murder 6. Voluntary Manslaughter 7. Involuntary Manslaughter Part 3: Offences Against the Person 8. Non-fatal Offences Against the Person 9. Consent Part 4: Offences Against Property 10. Theft and Making Off 11. Robbery 12. Burglary 13. Criminal damage Part 5: Defences 14. Intoxication 15. Insanity 16. Automatism 17. Mistake 18. Duress 19. Self-defence and the Prevention of Crime Part 6: General Principles 2 20. Participation 21. Attempts 22. Conspiracy and Incitement Part 7: General Questions on Criminal Law 23. Criminal Law in Context 24. Sources of Law 25. OCR New Specification Materials 26. Objective Questions 27. Key Skills 28. Legal Resources on the Internet 29. Answers Guide 30. Suggested Answers to OCR Section C Objective Questions
Alan Lidbury is the Principal Examiner of A-level Law, UK.
Tony Storey is the Principal Assistant Examiner of A-level Law, UK.