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Modern Criminal Law of Australia - Jeremy Gans

Modern Criminal Law of Australia

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University of Melbourne LAWS50034: Criminal Law & Procedure

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Modern Criminal Law of Australia. is a comprehensive guide to interpreting and understanding every statutory offence provision in every Australian jurisdiction. The text takes a unique approach to explaining Australian criminal law, emphasising the importance of statutory interpretation, official discretion, element analysis and sentencing, in order to appreciate the meaning and effect of any offence provision. This book sets out the rules and skills needed to advise clients on the potential application of the criminal law throughout Australia. Its scope extends to both serious and minor regulatory regimes, as well as the entire contemporary breadth of the criminal law, ranging from pollution to public order, traffic to trafficking and domestic violence to work safety. It covers the common law, traditional code and model code systems, and includes detailed examples from all states. As such, this unique book provides students with the skills to practice law anywhere in Australia.

About the Author

Jeremy Gans is Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. He has taught courses on criminal law, evidence law, criminal procedure, sentencing law and expert evidence. In 2007, he was appointed as the first human rights adviser to the Victorian Parliament's Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee, and he has recently acted as the principal consultant to that Committee's review of the Victorian Charter. In 2010, he was nominated as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

'Modern Criminal Law of Australia is a gigantic undertaking ... the breadth of Gans's task, the thoroughness of his research into statutory offences, his coverage of case law and statute and his intelligent discussion have produced an admirable, courageous, welcome and overdue addition to Australian criminal law literature.' Criminal Law Journal

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ISBN: 9780521737470
ISBN-10: 0521737478
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 30th December 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1