This Guide offers you in a nutshell, what the Criminal
Law is about: it gives you an insight into the course materials which have been deliberately compressed in order to
ensure that you are able to cover as much as possible within the given period.
Topics covered includes: Purpose Of Criminal Law, Content Of Crime, Element Of
An Offence, General Principles Of Criminal Responsibility, Classification Of
Crimes, Parties To An Offence, Offences Against Persons, Lawful Homicide,
Offences Against Persons.
This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in law
and legal history.The text was intended to assist students in understanding
the rules of criminal law which would enable them to form a clear idea of the
practical task confronting the prosecution and defence in the trials of
A classic of both philosophy and jurisprudence, this 1789 work
articulates an important statement of the foundations of utilitarian
philosophy. It also represents a pioneering study of crime and punishment.
Bentham's reasoning remains ever relevant and central to contemporary debates
in moral and political philosophy, economics, and legal theory.