Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales, 7th edition

Clear, accessible coverage of the basic principles of the NSW criminal justice system

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409355260
Release Date: November 06, 2022
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Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales explains and discusses the principles underpinning New South Wales criminal law and procedure. It provides the fundamental source material required to develop a working understanding in both students and practitioners. It examines the substantive law in a procedural and evidentiary context.

The authors provide a thorough grounding in the basic principles of the criminal justice system then discusses the detail of their application in a range of discrete contexts. The book also introduces and examines the principal authorities and statutory provisions governing the practice of criminal law in New South Wales.

The seventh edition has been fully revised throughout with recent developments, including changes to consent in the context of sexual offences under the Crimes Legislation (Sexual Consent Reforms) Act 2021 and the codification of the previous common law defence of mental Illness (insanity), as amended by the Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 (NSW).

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Features

• Thorough discussion of applicable principles and statutory provisions
• Strong focus on the jurisprudence of the New South Wales criminal courts
• Flowcharts Introduce the reader to the framework of general principles
• Includes plentiful examples and tutorial questions for discussion

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Table of contents


  1. General principles

  2. Murder

  3. Voluntary manslaughter

  4. Involuntary manslaughter

  5. Non-fatal offences against the person

  6. Sexual offences

  7. Drug Offences

  8. Stealing and other property offences

  9. Mental illness, voluntariness, automatism and intoxication

  10. Duress, necessity and self-defence

  11. Attempt, conspiracy and complicity

  12. Criminal procedure and evidence — Part 1

  13. Criminal procedure and evidence — Part 2