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South Australian Criminal Law and Procedure, 2nd edition - D Caruso

South Australian Criminal Law and Procedure, 2nd edition

Paperback Published: 12th October 2016
ISBN: 9780409344677

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South Australian Criminal Law and Procedure is the first critical work on the criminal law and process of South Australia. The first edition of this text concentrated on the substantive criminal law. This second edition includes four chapters on the principles and laws of criminal process. Seventeen chapters review and critically evaluate the theory and doctrines of criminal law in South Australia, including criminal law philosophy, legislative interpretation, major categories of common law and statutory offences and defences, policing and trial process and post-conviction appellate procedures. The text includes review and analysis, case studies and exercises and critical assessment of the formulation, development, rationale and status of South Australian criminal law and procedure.


  • Tailored for the courses taught at the three South Australian universities
  • Pedagogical features include: objectives, key reading lists, cases & legislation
  • Advanced pedagogy: Critical analysis and writings
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Braun & Hemming, LexisNexis Questions & Answers – Criminal Procedure, 2016
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1. Criminal Responsibility 
2. The Elements of Criminal Offending and Liability 
3. Driving Offences
4. Offences of Dishonesty
5. Unlawful Homicide
6. Non Fatal Offences Against the Person
7. Sexual Offences
8. Attempts
9. Liability of Accessories and Joint Principals
10. Self Defence
11. Duress and Necessity
12. Intoxication
13. Mental Impairment
14. Introduction to Criminal Procedure
15. The Role of Police
16. The Role of the Courts
17. Post-Conviction Review – The Institution of Mercy

ISBN: 9780409344677
ISBN-10: 0409344672
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 12th October 2016
Publisher: Lexisnexis Butterworths Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 2

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