Criminal Law: A Custom Publication for Deakin University

A customised publication for Criminal Law students at Deakin University

Edited by Antje Kreutzmann-Gallasch

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409355789
Release Date: January 25, 2022
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This title has been prepared for students at Deakin University and reproduces material from the following LexisNexis Butterworths titles:

• Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021
• Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020
• Finlay & Kirchengast, Criminal Law in Australia, 2nd ed, 2020
• Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition

It also includes Case Studies and other original material prepared specifically for this publication.

Related Titles

• Arenson & Bagaric, Criminal Processes and Investigative Procedures: Victoria and Commonwealth, 5th ed, 2021
• Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021
• Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law Text & Cases, 14th ed, 2020
• Hemming, LexisNexis Glance Card: Criminal Law at a Glance, 2015
• Hemming, Feld & Anthony, Criminal Procedure in Australia, 2nd ed, 2019
• Hickie, Lloyd & Beaumont, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Criminal Law for Common Law States, 3rd ed, 2021

 

Table of contents


  • Part 1 - Introduction

  • Reading 1 – ‘Introduction’ by Antje Kreutzmann-Gallasch


  • Part 2 - Introduction to Criminal Law

  • Reading 2 - Finlay & Kirchengast, Criminal Law in Australia, 2nd ed, 2020, Ch 1, ‘Introduction’

  • Reading 3 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 2, ‘Elements of Criminal Liability’

  • Reading 4 – ‘Case Brief Exercise’ by Nicole Siller


  • Part 3 - Actus Reus elements of unlawful homicide and murder

  • Reading 5 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 5, ‘Murder’


  • Part 4 - Involuntary manslaughter

  • Reading 6 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 7, ‘Involuntary Manslaughter’


  • Part 5 - Assault

  • Reading 7 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 3, ‘Assault and Related Offences’


  • Part 6 - Sex offences

  • Reading 8 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 4, ‘Sexual offences’


  • Part 7 - Theft and deception

  • Reading 9 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 10, ‘Property Offences: Victoria and South Australia’ (Extracts)

  • Reading 10 - Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition, Crimes Act 1958 ss 72-74; 81- 82


  • Part 8 - Robbery, burglary and strict/absolute liability offences

  • Reading 11 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 10, ‘Property Offences: Victoria and South Australia’ (Extracts)

  • Reading 12 - Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition, Crimes Act 1958 ss 75-77

  • Reading 13 - Finlay & Kirchengast, Criminal Law in Australia, 2nd ed, 2020, Ch 8, ‘Strict Liability’ (Extracts)


  • Part 9 - Inchoate offences

  • Reading 14 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 11, 'Attempts' (Extracts)

  • Reading 15 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 11, ‘Extending Criminal Liability: Complicity, Conspiracy and Attempt’ (Extracts)

  • Reading 16 - Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition, Crimes Act 1958 s 321G


  • Part 10 - Complicity

  • Reading 17 - Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2020, Ch 12 ‘Extending Criminal Liability: Participation in Crime’ (Extracts)

  • Reading 18 - Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition, Crimes Act 1958 ss 325, 326


  • Part 11 - Defences

  • Reading 19 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 12, Defences: Mental Impairment and Automatism'

  • Reading 20 - Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 7th ed, 2021, Ch 13, ‘Defences: Intoxication, Mistake of Fact, Self-Defence, Duress and Necessity'

  • Reading 21 - Nash, LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Bourke’s Criminal Law Victoria 2019-2020 Edition, Crimes Act 1958 ss 322T


  • Part 12 - Case Studies

  • Case Study 002 - ‘The Death of Leonard Watson ‘

  • Case Study 003 - ‘The Death of Joe Strathmore’

  • Case Study 004 - ‘Drama at Lickety Splitz’

  • Case Study 005 - ‘Dana Connor's Party’

  • Case Study 006 - ‘Drama in South Yarra’

  • Case Study 007 - ‘The Death of Lacey’