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Definition In The Criminal Law

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This book undertakes an investigation of the role and scope of definition within the criminal law, set within a wider examination of the nature of legal materials and the diversity of perspectives on law. It offers a fascinating account of how the rules and principles found within legal materials provide opportunities for responding to, rather than merely following the law. In the light of this account, the book takes issue with some of the established views on the roles of judges and academics and, in a series of case studies concerning the definition of theft and changes to the definition of recklessness recently introduced by the House of Lords in R V G , explores the intimate connection between the use of legal materials and the practice of definition.

Item details

Author(s):
Andrew Halpin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841130710
ISBN-13:
9781841130712
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Hart
Title:
Definition In The Criminal Law

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This book undertakes an investigation of the role and scope of definition within the criminal law, set within a wider examination of the nature of legal materials and the diversity of perspectives on law. It offers a fascinating account of how the rules and principles found within legal materials provide opportunities for responding to, rather than merely following the law. In the light of this account, the book takes issue with some of the established views on the roles of judges and academics and, in a series of case studies concerning the definition of theft and changes to the definition of recklessness recently introduced by the House of Lords in R V G , explores the intimate connection between the use of legal materials and the practice of definition.

Author(s):
Andrew Halpin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841130710
ISBN-13:
9781841130712
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Hart
Title:
Definition In The Criminal Law

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