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    Principles of criminal law

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    ISBN: 9781485107552
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    The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements.
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    The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements: A reworked section on the principle of legality, reflecting the debate on the Constitutional Court judgment in Masiya; A detailed analysis of the diversion of child offenders from the criminal justice system under the Child Justice Act of 2008; A comprehensive examination of the implications of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act of 2007; Discussions of important recent judgments, such as Tembani (causation); Humphreys (dolus eventualis); Mzwempi (common purpose); Teddy Bear Clinic (child sexual experimentation); Eyssen, Dos Santos, De Vries (racketeering) and Prins (sentencing discretion); Revised discussions of s 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act, the defences of consent and provocation, the elements of robbery, criminal defamation, corruption and the civil forfeiture of assets. The chapter on pathological incapacity includes references to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2013).
    The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements: A reworked section on the principle of legality, reflecting the debate on the Constitutional Court judgment in Masiya; A detailed analysis of the diversion of child offenders from the criminal justice system under the Child Justice Act of 2008; A comprehensive examination of the implications of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act of 2007; Discussions of important recent judgments, such as Tembani (causation); Humphreys (dolus eventualis); Mzwempi (common purpose); Teddy Bear Clinic (child sexual experimentation); Eyssen, Dos Santos, De Vries (racketeering) and Prins (sentencing discretion); Revised discussions of s 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act, the defences of consent and provocation, the elements of robbery, criminal defamation, corruption and the civil forfeiture of assets. The chapter on pathological incapacity includes references to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2013).
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    ISBN13 9781485107552
    Contributor
    Edition 4th edition
    Language English
    Format paperback
    Publisher Juta & Company Ltd
    Publication Date 2014-01-01
    Short Description The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements.
    Short Description The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements.
    Full Description The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements: A reworked section on the principle of legality, reflecting the debate on the Constitutional Court judgment in Masiya; A detailed analysis of the diversion of child offenders from the criminal justice system under the Child Justice Act of 2008; A comprehensive examination of the implications of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act of 2007; Discussions of important recent judgments, such as Tembani (causation); Humphreys (dolus eventualis); Mzwempi (common purpose); Teddy Bear Clinic (child sexual experimentation); Eyssen, Dos Santos, De Vries (racketeering) and Prins (sentencing discretion); Revised discussions of s 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act, the defences of consent and provocation, the elements of robbery, criminal defamation, corruption and the civil forfeiture of assets. The chapter on pathological incapacity includes references to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2013).
    Full Description The revised fourth edition of Principles of Criminal Law, published in print and eBook form (hyperlinked to the third edition of the companion volume Cases and Materials on Criminal Law), includes the following changes and improvements: A reworked section on the principle of legality, reflecting the debate on the Constitutional Court judgment in Masiya; A detailed analysis of the diversion of child offenders from the criminal justice system under the Child Justice Act of 2008; A comprehensive examination of the implications of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act of 2007; Discussions of important recent judgments, such as Tembani (causation); Humphreys (dolus eventualis); Mzwempi (common purpose); Teddy Bear Clinic (child sexual experimentation); Eyssen, Dos Santos, De Vries (racketeering) and Prins (sentencing discretion); Revised discussions of s 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act, the defences of consent and provocation, the elements of robbery, criminal defamation, corruption and the civil forfeiture of assets. The chapter on pathological incapacity includes references to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2013).
    Table of Contents Introduction to criminal justice; General principles of criminal liability; Unlawful conduct; Defences excluding unlawfulness; Capacity; Fault (mens rea); Special forms of liability; Participation in crime; Incomplete (inchoate) crimes; Specific crimes; Crimes against human life; the person; family life; property; community interests; sexual morality; the administration of justice; Collective welfare; Maintenance of the government of the state; Organised crime; Index.