Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia: Cases and Commentary, 10th edition

Comprehensive criminal law materials and analysis for Queensland and Western Australia

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409358896
Release Date: May 01, 2024
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This book covers the Criminal Codes of Queensland and Western Australia and other significant state and Commonwealth legislation, together with related court decisions. The case extracts and commentary provide essential reading for students and are a convenient and authoritative reference for practitioners.

The tenth edition has been fully revised and updated. Important recent decisions discussed in this edition include:

O’Dea v SOWA (2022 – HCA): liability as principal offender
Puntigam v SOWA (2023 – WASCA): simple and extended common purpose
Roy v O’Neill (2020 – HCA): trespass and implied licence for police to enter home
Dansie v R (2022 – HCA): appeal court duty when evaluating evidence
BDO v R (2023 – HCA): capacity of child for criminal responsibility
Rye v SOWA (2021 – WASCA): capacity of child for criminal responsibility
HES v SOWA (2022 – WASCA): false representations affecting consent to sexual intercourse
R v Robertson (2023 – QCA): effect of dishonesty on claim of right
R v Dayney (2023 – QCA): self-defence against provoked assault
Bell v Tasmania (2021 – HCA): interpretation of Code s 24

Features

• Clear and succinct analysis
• Comprehensive coverage
• Jurisdiction-specific for Queensland and Western Australian students and practitioners

Related Titles

• Burton et al, LexisNexis Questions & Answers Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 3rd ed, 2023
• Crofts, Criminal Law in Queensland & Western Australia, 3rd ed
• Devereux & Blake, Kenny Criminal Law in Queensland & Western Australia, 9th ed, 2016
• Ryan et al, Carter’s Criminal Law of Queensland, 25th ed, 2023

 

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Table of contents


  • Part 1 Introductory Matters

  • Ch 1 The Structure of Criminal Law

  • Ch 2 Persuasive and Evidentiary Burdens

  • Part 2 Offences

  • Ch 3 Homicide

  • Ch 4 Murder and Manslaughter

  • Ch 5 Assaults and Injuries

  • Ch 6 Sexual Violence

  • Ch 7 Property Offences

  • Ch 8 Drug Offences

  • Ch 9 Commonwealth Offences

  • Part 3 Defences

  • Ch 10 The Role and Range of Defences

  • Ch 11 Lack of Will and Accident

  • Ch 12 Mistake of Fact

  • Ch 13 Ignorance of Law

  • Ch 14 Self-Defence and Other Defensive Force

  • Ch 15 Provocation

  • Ch 16 Compulsion, Emergency and Medical Necessity

  • Ch 17 Insanity, Automatism, Diminished Responsibility

  • Ch 18 Intoxication

  • Part 4 Participation in Offences

  • Ch 19 Inchoate Liability

  • Ch 20 Secondary Liability

  • Ch 21 Capacity to Commit Offences

  • Part 5 Criminal Procedure

  • Ch 22 Principles of Criminal Procedure

  • Ch 23 Entrapment and Controlled Operations

  • Ch 24 Search, Seizure, Surveillance and Identification

  • Ch 25 Arrest, Bail and Investigative Procedures

  • Ch 26 Questioning and Confessions

  • Ch 27 Charges and Prosecutions

  • Ch 28 Committals and Trials

  • Ch 29 Verdicts

  • Ch 30 Appeals

  • Part 6 Consequences of Conviction

  • Ch 31 Sentences and Other Orders