Criminal Law Sourcebook

This book presents cases and materials illustrating the statutory and judicial practices of criminal law in the common law states of Australia.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409321319

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This book presents cases and materials illustrating the statutory and judicial practices of criminal law in the common law states of Australia. Each chapter is introduced by a brief overview of the topic and the central issues in the topic. The book is designed to be student and teacher friendly. Criminal Law Sourcebook can be used on its own and also complements the established Butterworths Casebook Companion - Criminal Law by Dr Peter Rush in which more extended discussion of the cases and materials and topics in the Sourcebook can be found.

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Table of contents


  • Jurisdiction and General Principles

  • Laws of Theft and Larceny

  • Deceptive and Other Crimes Against Property

  • Laws of Assault

  • Laws of Sexual Offences

  • The Conduct of Homicide

  • The Minds of Homicide

  • Provocation and Self-defence: The Doctrines of Defence

  • Defences of Duress and Necessity

  • Defences of Psychological Disorder and Mistake

  • Doctrines of Complicity

  • Doctrines of Attempt