Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Basic Principles of Criminal Liability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 3-15
    3. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 16-27
    4. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 28-41
    5. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 42-63
    6. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 64-77
    7. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 78-94
  3. Offences Against the Person

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 97-115
    3. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 116-128
    4. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 129-140
    5. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 141-153
  4. Offences Against Property

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 157-183
    3. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 184-204
    4. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 205-223
    5. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 224-239
  5. Defences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Jonathan Herring, Marise Cremona
      Pages 243-268

About this book

Introduction

Cremona and Herring provide an approachable and thorough overview of the fundamentals of English criminal law. The book examines the principles of criminal liability and the central offences against persons and property highlighting interesting and controversial aspects of the law, as well as considering topical issues including the Draft Criminal Code. Legislation and recent caselaw are explained in accessible language and some of the criticisms and analysis of the law are discussed.

Features of this second fully updated edition include a completely new chapter, which considers some of the principles which underlie criminal law. There are new sections on computer crimes, blackmail and forgery.

Keywords

computer crime crime criminal law English law Legislation Liability

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Herring
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marise Cremona
    • 3
  1. 1.University of CambridgeNew HallUK
  2. 2.Selwyn CollegeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.European Commercial Law Unit, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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