Criminal Law Essentials (3ed)
This clear and up-to-date study and revision guide draws on the Claire McDiarmid's extensive experience of teaching criminal law to new Scots law students. The new edition takes account of changes to the law in Defences, Homicide, Crimes against Public Order and Sexual Offences. Summary sections of Essential Facts and Essential Cases at the end of each chapter will help students to identify, understand and remember the key elements of the subject.
Changes to the law covered by the 3rd edition
- Defences: Mental disorder, unfitness for trial
- Homicide: wicked recklessness, diminished responsibility
- Crimes against public order: threatening or abusive behaviour; stalking; offensive behaviour at regulated football matches and threatening communications
- Sexual offences: Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|