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Law Express: Criminal Law (Revision Guide)

Law Express: Criminal Law (Revision Guide)

3rd Edition

Emily Finch, Stefan Fafinski

Aug 2010, Paperback, 328 pages
ISBN13: 9781408239872
ISBN10: 1408239876
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Law Express: Criminal Law is designed to help you to relate all the reading and study throughout your course specifically to exam and assignment situations. Understand quickly what is required, organise your revision, and learn the key points with ease, to get the grades you need. Tested with examiners and students.



Guided Tour

Guided tour of the companion website

Table of cases and statutes

Chapter 1: Elements of criminal liability

Chapter 2: Actus reus

Chapter 3: Mens rea

Chapter 4: Inchoate liability

Chapter 5: Accessorial liability

Chapter 6: Murder

Chapter 7: Voluntary manslaughter

Chapter 8: Involuntary manslaughter

Chapter 9: Non-fatal offences

Chapter 10: Sexual offences

Chapter 11: Criminal damage

Chapter 12: Theft

Chapter 13: Theft-related offences

Chapter 14: Fraud

Chapter 15: Insanity and automatism

Chapter 16: Intoxication

Chapter 17: Self-defence

Chapter 18: Duress

And finally, before the exam ...

Glossary of terms


  • Checklists and topic maps begin each chapter, to help you plan your revision.
  • Exam tips give pointers to improve exam performance and problem areas identified to help you avoid common errors.
  • Key statutes and cases are highlighted so you know which ones to focus on.
  • Essay and problem questions with suggested answers help you practice your exam and essay technique.

Test your knowledge online with the supporting website:

  • Build your own revision plan and analyse your weaknesses through the study plan generator.
  • Test your knowledge of the key cases, legislation and principles through interactive tests, problem scenarios and virtual flashcards.

"This student-friendly book gives advice on reading and study material covered in criminal law courses to exam assignment situations. It aims to enable readers to understand quickly what is required, as well as giving tips on organising revision and learning key points with ease. " - Reviewed by THE