LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Criminal Law for Common Law States, 3rd edition

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409353044
Release Date: March 12, 2021
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LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Criminal Law for Common Law States is designed to facilitate both continuous review and preparation for examinations.

This book provides an understanding of criminal law for the common law states and gives a clear and systematic approach to analysing and answering problem and exam questions. Each chapter commences with a summary of the relevant cases and identification of the key issues. Each question is followed by a suggested answer plan, a sample answer and comments on how the answer might be assessed by an examiner. The authors also offer advice on common errors to avoid and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.

LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Criminal Law for Common Law States covers:

• Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter
• Voluntary Manslaughter and Defences
• Assaults and Sexual Assault
• Property and Dishonesty Offences
• Drugs, Public Order and Police Powers
• Sentencing
• Pleas in Mitigation
• Skeleton Written Submissions on Sentence

This book also provides information on how to write good criminal law essays.

Features

• Helps students revise key areas before attempting problem questions
• Assists students with effective exam study preparation
• Enables students to practise applying their knowledge to hypothetical problems

Related Titles

• Crofts, Criminal Law Elements, 6th ed, 2018
• Howie, LexisNexis Case Summaries — Criminal Law, 2014
• Howie & Johnson, Annotated Criminal Legislation New South Wales 2020-2021 edition, 2020
• Howie, Sattler & Hood, Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales, 6th ed, 2020
• Crofts et al, Waller & Williams Criminal Law: Text and Cases, 14th ed, 2021

 

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Table of contents


  • Ch 1 Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter

  • Ch 2 Voluntary Manslaughter and Defences

  • Ch 3 Assaults and Sexual Assault

  • Ch 4 Property and Dishonesty Offences

  • Ch 5 Drugs, Public Order and Police Powers

  • Ch 6 Sentencing

  • Ch 7 Pleas in Mitigation

  • Ch 8 Skeleton Written Submissions on Sentence