Text, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law offers a thought-provoking, engaging and comprehensive account of criminal law and its underpinning principles and policies.
It includes a range of carefully selected extracts to help you get used to reading court judgments, legislation, official reports and academic writings.
Dedicated questions also help you to analyse each extract and develop your critical thinking skills. A range of features, specifically designed to help make your reading as interesting and active as possible, are also available within each chapter including: * Chapter objectives at the start of each chapter, and checklists at the end, so that you know exactly what you need to achieve and are able to assess your progress; * Practical activities, so you can develop your legal skills by practising applying what you have learnt to scenario-based problems; * Self-test questions, which consolidate your understanding by providing an opportunity to apply the material you have studied; * Further reading lists, to enable you to explore key issues in greater depth. This new edition has been fully updated with all major legal developments in the area, including R v Jogee  UKSC 8 and R v Johnson  EWCA Crim 1613 on joint enterprise and the Law Commission's scoping report on non-fatal offences against the person. Stuart Macdonald is Professor of Law at Swansea University.
He has taught criminal law for over 15 years and has published widely on criminal justice issues, particularly the regulation of anti-social behaviour and counterterrorism legislation and policy.