This extensive work is now published in two volumes. Drawing together the relevant statutes and case law materials, The Criminal Law of Scotland is long established as the leading reference wo
rk, and no criminal law practitioner can afford to ignore this edition.
The authoritative text of Criminal Law in Scotland now has a first supplement which brings The Criminal Law of Scotland> fully up to date with all new legislation in this legal area. It includes comments on numerous recent developments in cases and legislation.
Supplement coverage includes:
tice (Scotland) Act 2003
Mental health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003
Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003
Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004
Volume I: Crimes, offences and declaratory power The concept of responsibility The criminal act The problem of causation Art and part Inchoate crimes The criminal mindMens rea in statutory offences Error Insanity Diminished responsibility Intoxication Necessity, coercion and superior orders Volume II: Offences of dishonesty Offences to damage to propertyNon- sexual offences against the person Injury to animals Sexual offences Offences against the state Offences against public order and welfare Offences against the course of justice Supplement coverage includes: Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 Mental health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotlan d) Act 2004