Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia: Cases and Commentary, 9th edition

An authoritative and comprehensive guide to Queensland and Western Australian criminal law

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409352979
Release Date: May 31, 2021
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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 decisions of the courts. The case extracts and commentary provide essential reading for students and are a convenient and authoritative reference for practitioners.

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

Pell v R (2020) 376 ALR 478 (High Court), role of appellate court reviewing verdict
Smith, Afford v R (2017) 259 CLR 291 (High Court), conditional intention
R v Peniamina (2019) 2 QR 658 (Queensland Court of Appeal), nature of provocation
Pickett v SOWA (2020) 379 ALR 471 (High Court), principles of aiding an offence
Strickland v CDPP (2018) 266 CLR 325 (High Court), abuse of process
Smethurst v Commissioner of Police (2020) 376 ALR 575 (High Court), search warrants
McKell v R (2019) 264 CLR 307 (High Court), fair trial, judge’s comments to jury
Craig v The Queen (2018) 264 CLR 202 (High Court), counsel’s advice on testifying
Dymock v SOWA [2019] WASCA 213 (WA Court of Appeal), accessorial liability
HT v R (2019) 374 ALR 216 (High Court), procedural fairness in sentencing
DPP v TAL [2019] QCA 279 (Queensland Court of Appeal), fresh and compelling evidence
MKP Management Pty Ltd v Kalamunda [2020] WASCA 130 (WA Court of Appeal), corporate criminal responsibility

Features

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

Related Titles

• Burton, LexisNexis Questions & Answers Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2015
• Crofts, LexisNexis Study Guide — Criminal Law in Queensland & Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2014
• Devereux & Blake, Kenny Criminal Law in Queensland & Western Australia, 9th ed, 2016
• Shanahan et al, Carter’s Criminal Law of Queensland, 23rd ed, 2019

 

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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