Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780198869962

John Child; David Ormerod
704 ページ
171 x 246 mm

Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law provides an ideal gateway into the dynamic world of criminal law. Focused, expert coverage, a hallmark of the Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod books, is supported by a wealth of student-friendly learning features that enhance learning in this ideal introduction for first time students. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC skilfully guide the new undergraduate reader through the subject, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. Complex issues are demystified and explained, offering a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Digital formats and resources The fourth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with self-test questions, videos, animated diagrams, audio introductions, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks The online resources include: - Over 400 self-test questions - A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles - Sample examination questions with answer guidance to help hone your assessment skills - Chapter summary sheets - Animated diagrams - Audio introductions to each chapter - Web links and further reading


1 Introduction
2 Actus reus
3 Mens rea
4 Interaction of actus reus and mens rea
5 Murder
6 Manslaughter
7 Non-fatal offences against the person
8 Sexual offences
9 Property offences
10 Fraud
11 General inchoate offences
12 Parties to crime
13 Denial of an offence
14 General defences


John Child is a Reader in Criminal Law at the University of Birmingham, Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing, and Co-Director of the Criminal Law Reform Now Network. Prior to this, John lectured at the University of Sussex and Oxford Brookes Law School. ; David Ormerod QC (Hon) is Professor of Criminal Justice at University College London, Deputy High Court Judge, and a Door Tenant at Red Lion Chambers.