1: Introduction 2: The conduct element of a crime 3: Criminal states of mind 4: Incapacitating conditions 5: General defences 6: Accomplices 7: Inchoate offences 8: Homicide 9: Crimes of non-fatal violence 10: Sexual offences 11: Theft, fraud, and other property offences 12: Criminal damage and public order offences
Nicola Padfield is a Reader in Criminal and Penal Justice at the Law Faculty and Master of Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge. A qualified barrister, she has published widely on criminal law and criminal justice and is a Bencher of the Middle Temple.
`Review from previous edition An excellent book. Well written and well organised, its pithy coverage of the core elements meets the demands of any criminal law course.' Robert Jago, The University of Surrey `Padfield gets to the heart of the matter, engaging in excellent critique, and giving extremely useful in-text quotations from cases, and comments on academic articles.' Dr Sharon Hanson, Canterbury Christ Church University