Assists students to consolidate their knowledge LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Criminal Law for Common Law States is designed to facilitate both continuous review and preparation for examinations. This book provides an understanding of criminal law for the common law states and gives a clear and systematic approach to analysing and answering problem and exam questions.
Each chapter commences with a summary of the relevant cases and identification of the key issues. Each question is followed by a suggested answer plan, a sample answer and comments on how the answer might be assessed by an examiner. The authors also offer advice on common errors to avoid and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.
LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Criminal Law for Common Law States covers:
- Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter
- Voluntary Manslaughter and Defences
- Assaults and Sexual Assault
- Property Offences
- Drugs, Public Order Offences and Police Powers
- Pleas in Mitigation
- Written Submissions
About the Authors
Summary of relevant cases and key issues in each chapter
Questions with answer guide, examiners comments and common errors to avoid
Dr. Thomas Hickie is Barrister at the NSW Bar as well as having been Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn).
Ian Lloyd QC is Barrister at the NSW Bar. He has also been Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn), Hong Kong and New York.
1. Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter
2. Voluntary Manslaughter and Defences
3. Assaults and Sexual Assault
4. Property Offences
5. Drugs, Public Order and Police Powers
7. Pleas in Mitigation
8. Skeleton Written Submissions on Sentence
Appendix 1: Criminal Law Essays
Published: 27th October 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 2