Questions and Answers: Criminal Law, 5th edition
A valuable revision and study guide for students of criminal law.
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Questions & Answers: Criminal Law provides a brief introduction to core areas of criminal law and then poses a series of questions and answers to provide opportunities for students to practice answering questions. The work also outlines key issues, makes suggestions for further reading and provides examples of common pitfalls that students of criminal law may encounter.
Questions & Answers: Criminal Law has been helping students use legal material to answer tutorial, exam and practical questions with clarity and brevity. It is an invaluable aid for the efficient and successful study of law. The 5th edition will consider the new offence of strangulation and contain an expanded criminal procedure section, as well as updates on the case law and some new problems.
• Provides a concise overview of core material covered in the criminal law courses at New Zealand universities
• Provides questions, identifies key issues that students need to cover in solutions and ‘model’ solutions
• Focus on key relevant cases
• Summary of key issues
• Further reading suggestions
• Common pitfalls identified
• Danica McGovern, Amy Hill, Student Companion: Criminal Law, 6th edition
• Brenda Midson, Terry Singh, Student Companion: Evidence, 3rd edition
• Julia Tolmie, Kris Gledhill, Fleur Te Aho & Khylee Quince, Criminal Law in Aotearoa New Zealand
• Ian Murray, A Practical Guide to Criminal Procedure in New Zealand, 2nd edition
Table of contents
Chapter One: Actus reus
Chapter Two: Mens rea
Chapter Three: Some procedural matters and categorisation of offences
Chapter Four: Homicide
Chapter Five: Non-fatal Offences Against the Person
Chapter Six: Parties to offences
Chapter Seven: Crimes against rights of property
Chapter Eight: Sexual offences
Chapter Nine: Defences – an overview and some common law defences
Chapter Ten: Insanity and automatism
Chapter Eleven: Self-defence and defence of another
Chapter Twelve: Compulsion