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Since publication of the first edition in 1996, Criminal Law by Kent Roach has become one of the most highly-regarded titles in Irwin Law's Essentials of Canadian Law series. Professor Roach's account of the current state of substantive criminal law and theory in Canada has become essential reading, not only in law schools, but also among judges, practitioners, and others involved in the criminal justice system. The fifth edition of Criminal Law has been thoroughly updated and includes analysis of a number of important Supreme Court of Canada decisions especially in relation to the provocation defence, and in the Court's use of a modified and contextual objective standard that has implications for other defences. The book also examines the provisions relating to self defence, defence of others, and defence of property which Parliament has replaced with new and radically simplified defences in ss.34 and 35 of the Criminal Code. In addition the book reviews the judgment in R. v. Ipeelee where the Supreme Court confirmed the need for restraint in the use of imprisonment and the need for a different approach to the sentencing of Aboriginal offenders, particularly in light of the fact that Parliament continues to restrict the use of conditional sentences and enact new mandatory minimum sentences.

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Genre: Law
Author: Kent Roach
Publisher:
Release: 2012-08-21
File: 562 Pages
ISBN-13: 1552213013

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Genre: Criminal law
Author: Kenneth L. Clarke
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Release: 1977
File: 286 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105043724959

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Jonathan Herring's unique and bestselling approach of separating out the doctrinal and theoretical aspects of the law, alongside expertly selected extracts, makes this book enduringly popular with students and teachers.

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Genre: Criminal law
Author: Jonathan Herring
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2018-04-19
File: 944 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198811817

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This volume in the series Swedish Studies in European Law, produced by the Swedish Network for European Legal Studies, focuses on EU criminal law and transnational police co-operation. Against the background of the most important changes introduced by the Lisbon Treaty in the area of criminal law and police co-operation, this volume is divided into four main sections. Each section analyses some specific challenges. The first section includes a critical analysis of the boundaries of the new criminal law competencies, as well as some more general challenges for EU criminal law. Specific focus is set on the lawmaking process. The second section deals with EU criminal law and fundamental rights, in particular the protection of personal data and individual privacy. In this section, focus is on the implementation of EU law into national legal orders and the challenges that this process brings with it. The third section maps out specific challenges in transnational police co-operation, in particular, the important issue of sharing of information between law enforcement agencies and its potential impact on the protection of fundamental rights. In the fourth section, focus is shifted toward networks, horizontal agency and multi-level co-operation in a wider sense within the area of freedom, security and justice.

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Genre: Law
Author: Maria Bergström
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2014-12-18
File: 236 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781782251484

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The Grammar of Criminal Law is a 3-volume work that addresses the field of international and comparative criminal law, with its primary focus on the issues of international concern, ranging from genocide, to domestic efforts to combat terrorism, to torture, and to other international crimes. The first volume is devoted to foundational issues. The Grammar of Criminal Law is unique in its systematic emphasis on the relationship between language and legal theory; there is no comparable comparative study of legal language. Written in the spirit of Fletcher's classic Rethinking Criminal Law, this work is essential reading in the field of international and comparative law.

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Genre: Law
Author: George P. Fletcher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2007-06-11
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 0199725195

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Do your students understand the difference between murder and manslaughter?Are they confused by the concept of mens rea and accessorial liability?Criminal Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing students to this exciting area of law.The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them:DT Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearlyDT Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clearDT Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the lawDT Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidenceDT Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go furtherAn extensive selection of online resources accompany this text, including:DT Multiple choice questionsDT Flashcard glossaryDT Guidance on answering the end of chapter exam questions. Guidance on answering the end of chapter self-test questionsAdditional lecturer resources include:DT Diagrams from the textDT A test bank of further multiple choice questions

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Author: Nicola Monaghan
Publisher:
Release: 2020-02-20
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198848783

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Building on "Principles of Criminal Law", this book provides an overview of the key aspects of criminal law doctrine as it applies in England and Wales. This fifth edition includes analysis of important case law and the impact of legislative reform of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000.

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Genre: Law
Author: Mike Molan
Publisher: Cavendish Publishing
Release: 2003-07-24
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781843145141

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Vol. II, Part 1.

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Genre: Law
Author: Gabrielle Kirk MacDonald
Publisher: BRILL
Release: 2000
File: 3 Pages
ISBN-13: 9041111336

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Attacks by network-based transnational terrorist groups cause on average 25,000 deaths every year worldwide, with the law enforcement agencies of some states facing many challenges in bringing those responsible to justice. Despite various attempts to codify the law on transnational terrorism since the 1930s, a crime of transnational terrorism under international law remains contested, reflecting concerns regarding the relative importance of prosecuting members of transnational terrorist groups before the International Criminal Court. This book critically examines the limits of international criminal law in bringing members of transnational terrorist groups to justice in the context of changing methods of warfare, drawing from human rights, sociology, and best practices in international criminal justice. Drawing on organisational network theory, Anna Marie Brennan explores the nature of international crimes and assesses the potential for the International Criminal Court to prosecute and investigate alleged crimes perpetrated by members of transnational terrorist groups, paying particular attention to their modus operandi and organisational structure. This book argues that because of the network-based organisational structure of some transnational terrorist groups, achieving justice for victims will prove challenging, in the context of the relationship between the commanders and the subordinate members of the group requiring a re-evaluation of accountability mechanisms at the international level. In advancing an innovative perspective on the accountability of members of transnational terrorist groups, and in offering solutions to current challenges, the book will be of great interest and use to academic, practitioners, and students engaged in the study of terrorism, the ICC, or international humanitarian law.

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Genre: Law
Author: Anna Marie Brennan
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2018-07-27
File: 222 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351965682

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This volume deals with the tension between unity and diversification which has gained a central place in the debate under the label of ‘fragmentation’. It explores the meaning, articulation and risks of this phenomenon in a specific area: International Criminal Justice. It brings together established and fresh voices who analyse different sites and contestations of this concept, as well as its context and specific manifestations in the interpretation and application of International Criminal Law. The volume thereby connects discourse on ‘fragmentation’ with broader inquiry on the merits and discontents of legal pluralism in ‘Public International Law’.

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Genre: Law
Author: Larissa van den Herik
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Release: 2012-10-23
File: 734 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789004236912

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