Waller & Williams Criminal Law Text and Cases, 13th edition
Waller & Williams Criminal Law Text and Cases, 13th edition is Principal authoritative source of criminal law for New South Wales and Victoria.
This new edition of the classic Waller & Williams Criminal Law Text and Cases, 13th edition retains its relevance in legal and policy debates in criminal justice, providing a critical analysis of legal developments while remaining accessible for students in law schools.
The 13th edition includes new leading cases from the principal appellate courts in New South Wales, Victoria and the High Court of Australia, as well as the latest legislative provisions that have significantly changed the fabric of the criminal law.
This book unites the principal authoritative sources of the criminal law and a critical appraisal and evaluation of its doctrines. It offers comparative and policy insights into legal developments of the two common law jurisdictions of Victoria and New South Wales.
• Clear structure for each offence
• Contextual notes on the development of the law and its application
• Critical policy appraisal of legal developments
• Extracts of key cases supplemented with explanations and illustrations
Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 5th ed, 2015
Howie & Johnson, LNAA Annotated Criminal Legislation New South Wales, 2016–2017
Nash, LNAA Annotated Criminal Legislation Victoria, 2016–2017
Penny Crofts is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney.
Thomas Crofts is Professor of Criminal Law and Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology, School of Law, The University of Sydney.
Stephen Gray is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University.
Tyrone Kirchengast is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales.
Bronwyn Naylor is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Monash University.
Steven Tudor is a Senior Lecturer in the La Trobe Law School at La Trobe University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: General Principles
Chapter 2: Legal Framework
Chapter 3: Assault & Related Offences
Chapter 4: Sexual Offences
Chapter 5: Murder
Chapter 6: Voluntary Manslaughter
Chapter 7: Involuntary Manslaughter
Chapter 8: Property Offences – NSW
Chapter 9: Property Offences – Victoria
Chapter 10: Drug Offences
Chapter 11: Attempts
Chapter 12: Participation in Crime/Complicity
Chapter 13: Strict Liability & Mistake
Chapter 14: Self-defence, Necessity, Duress, Superior Orders & Coercion
Chapter 15: Mental Impairment and Related Defences
Chapter 16: Intoxication