An Introduction to Irish Criminal Law (3rd Revised edition)

An Introduction to Irish Criminal Law (3rd Revised edition)

By: Conor Hanly (author)Paperback

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Fully revised and updated edition, with a greater focus on standard university criminal law syllabi. All major changes to criminal law up to the end of 2013 are discussed, including: New Legislation Covered in Detail * Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 * Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006 * Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Act 2007 * Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2010 * Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011 * Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 2011 * Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 New Legislation, individual provisions of which will be covered * Criminal Justice Act 2006 * Criminal Justice Act 2007 * Criminal Justice (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 * Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 * Criminal Procedure Act 2010 * Criminal Justice Act 2011 * Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 * Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Adults) Act 2012 * Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Act 2013 Law Reform Commission Papers * Report on Homicide: Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter (LRC 87-2008) * Report on Defences in Criminal Law (LRC 95-2009) * Report on Inchoate Offences (LRC 99-2010) * Consultation Paper on Sexual Offences and Capacity to Consent (LRC CP 63-2011) Written For: * Law students * Legal professional entry exams * Social care and social science courses

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Conor Hanly, BA, LLB, LLM (NUI), LLM, JSD (Yale), is a lecturer in the School of Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His principal areas of interest are criminal law, the criminal jury and legal history.


Tables Part I Preliminary Issues 1. Introductory Matters 2. Overview of Criminal Liability 3. The Actus Reus 4. The Mens Rea 5. Coincidence of Actus Reus and Mens Rea 6. Participation in a Crime Part II General Defences 7. Lawful Use of Force 8. Insanity 9. Intoxication 10. Duress 11. Necessity 12. Infancy 13. Mistake 14. Entrapment Part III Inchoate Offences 15. Attempts 16. Conspiracy 17. Incitement Part IV Offences Against the Person 18. Homicide 19. Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person 20. Sexual Offences 21. Abortion Part V Offences Against Property 22. Theft 23. Robbery 24. Burglary 25. Handling Stolen Property 26. Theft-related Offences 27. Criminal Damage Part VI Public Order Offences 28. Public Order Offences 29. Prostitution Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780717159734
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780717159734
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 0717159736
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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