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Author McDiarmid, Claire, author.

Title Scottish criminal law essentials / Claire McDiarmid, LL. B., Dip. L.P., LL. M, Ph. D., Reader in Law, University of Strathclyde
Edition Third edition
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 166 pages)
Series Edinburgh law essentials
Edinburgh law essentials.
Contents Table of cases -- Table of statutes -- The development of the Scottish system -- Mental and behavioural elements -- Crimes against property -- Crimes of dishonesty -- Art and part liability -- Inchoate crime -- Defences -- Assault -- Non-fatal crimes of recklessness against the person -- Homicide -- Crimes against public order -- Crimes against the course of justice -- Sexual offences -- Statutory offences
Summary "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."-- Provided by publisher
Notes "First edition published in 2007 by Dundee University Press; Second edition 2010"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Claire McDiarmid is Reader in Law at the University of Strathclyde. She has been teaching and researching Scots criminal law for more than 20 years. She is co-author, with Professor Pamela Ferguson, of Scots Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis (2nd ed: Edinburgh University Press, 2014) and Scots Criminal Law Essentials (3rd ed: Edinburgh University Press, 2018) and has also published widely on legal responses to children who offend
Print version record
Subject Criminal law -- Scotland
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Criminal law
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781474420327