5 edition of General principles of criminal law through the cases found in the catalog.
General principles of criminal law through the cases
Visser, P. J.
|Statement||by P.J. Visser and J.P. Vorster.|
|Contributions||Vorster, J. P.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 604 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||604|
|LC Control Number||88109928|
Criminal Law PART ONE: INTRODUCTORY PRINCIPLES I. CRIMINAL LAW OVERVIEW A. Criminal versus Civil 1. The Essence of the Criminal Law What distinguishes a criminal from a civil sanction and all that distin-guishes it, is the judgment of community condemnation that accompa-nies and justifies its imposition. A crime is (or, at least should be). BOOK REVIEWS GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW (2d ed.). By Jerome Hall. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill. Pp. $ The world of Jerome Hall is a .
The fourth edition of this monumental work, Principles of Criminal Law is distinguishable from the previous edition in length, content and also appearance. In the preface the reason for this is adeptly explained, namely that the long chapter in its predecessor (ch 2) on the evolution of the South African criminal law has been omitted. Criminal law. Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. It proscribes conduct perceived as threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people inclusive of one's self.
A defendant who satisfies these requirements may nevertheless not be liable for the offence if he has a defence specifically provided for or a efence under the general principles of criminal liability. ctus reus will be considered in more depth in Chapter 3 and mens rea will be considered further in chapter 4. Unafraid to challenge the status quo, CR Snyman's sixth edition of Criminal Law takes a challenging look at criminal law in South Africa. This work has been thoroughly revised in light of important changes in the South African legal system, with updated reference to the latest reported judgements. This book is also available in eBook format.
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Apr 22, · First published inBishop's is the only American book in the field that has conspicuously influenced our criminal law. When Jerome Hall's, General Principles of Criminal Law () appeared, it represented the first significant effort to articulate the principles of criminal law since Bishop's blackfin-boats.com by: A concise yet comprehensive overview of criminal law, the Sixth Edition of Principles of Criminal Law is an engaging narrative text ideal for a one-semester course.
Rather than focusing on dense citations and lengthy discussions, this text has a clear, accessible tone that /5(10). About the Book. Criminal Law uses a two-step process to augment learning, called the applied approach.
First, after building a strong foundation from scratch, Criminal Law introduces you to crimes and defenses that have been broken down into separate components.
It is so much easier to memorize and comprehend the subject matter when it is simplified this way/5(15). First published inBishop's is the only American book in the field that has conspicuously influenced our criminal law.
When Jerome Hall's, General Principles of Criminal Law () appeared, it represented the first significant effort to articulate the principles of criminal law since Bishop's era. general principles of the criminal law. Our focus in this chapter is on the general principles of the criminal law, the features that are common to all crime and help explain the criminal law’s distinctive character.
Relying on Professor Hall’s framework, we examine the following general principles that underlie and help. The principle of criminal law called the double jeopardy rule is that no person should be punished more than once for the same offence and that no person ought to be placed twice in jeopardy (at risk) of being convicted.
This means that a person who has been charged, tried and acquitted cannot be charged again for the same blackfin-boats.com: Leah Marrone. Criminal Law and Procedure: Cases and Materials, Ninth Edition Kent Roach Faculty of Law, University of Toronto We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program (BPIDP) for our publishing activities.
In recognition of the increasingly contextual nature of criminal. Jonathan Burchell is a professor of criminal law and the head of the department of criminal justice at the University of Cape Town.
He is the author of The Law of Defamation in South Africa, Personality Rights and Freedom of Expression, Principles of Delict, and South African Criminal Law and blackfin-boats.coms: 2. As Visser and Maré note ‘conduct in the criminal law refers not only to action or inaction, but to such action or inaction in all the relevant circumstances of the particular proscription in question’ (PJ Visser & MC Maré Visser & Vorster's General Principles of Criminal Law Through the Cases 3rd ed () 46).
Use of prescribed books Snyman’s Criminal Law contains a discussion of both general principles and specific crimes, and therefore covers the syllabi of both modules in Criminal Law. The second prescribed work, namely the Criminal Law Case Book, is, as the name indicates, a collection of the most important judgments on criminal law.
Court. General Principles of Criminal Law. Excerpt. This book, first published inwas written to elucidate the basic ideas of criminal law in the light of current knowledge and to organize that law in terms of a definite theory.
In the preparation of this edition, I have tried to. Cover title: Visser & Vorster's general principles of criminal law through the cases.
Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Visser & Vorster's general principles of criminal law through the cases: Responsibility: by P.J. Visser and J.P. Vorster, M.C. Maré. Get this from a library. General principles of criminal law through the cases.
[P J Visser; J P Vorster]. It provides notes and important cases on criminal law. Case excerpts and detailed case summaries, used to highlight important principles of criminal law, are featured throughout the text.
The coverage is conceptual and practical, showing students how the criminal law applies in the “real world”—not just within the pages of a textbook. The International Law Handbook was prepared by the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dis- semination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, pursuant to General Assembly resolu- tion 70/ of 14 December Criminal Law by Saylor Academy.
Criminal Law begins with the foundations of law and the legal system and then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines.
Topics covered includes: Constitutional Protections. Jul 26, · Principles of Criminal Law, now in its sixth edition, takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, while still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses.
Uniquely theoretical, it seeks to elucidate the underlying principles and theoretical foundations of the criminal law, and aims to critically engage /5(9). Principles of Criminal Law 4th edition, is a valuable resource for students of criminal law, advanced criminal law, criminology and criminal justice.
Judges, scholars and practitioners seeking a criminal law text with great depth of analysis combined with insight into the future development of the law.
A fundamental principle of criminal law, with regards to the common law is that the prosecution has the element of proving the defendant’s guilt in every aspect. This was mention in DPP v Woolmington by Lord Sankey as ‘throughout the English criminal law one golden rule thread is always to be seen, that it is the duty of the prosecution to.
Criminal law always involves the government and government action, so you will also review the pertinent sections of the United States Constitution and its principles as they apply to criminal law.
By the end of the book, you will be comfortable with the legal framework that governs the careers of criminal justice professionals.Paper: LB - – Law of Crimes-I Objectives of the Course The primary objectives of criminal law are to maintain law and order in the society, protect the life and liberty of people and punish the offender.
As punishment to the offender has long term consequences for the convict, it is the basic principle that criminal liability may.Criminal Law and Procedure 01 - Introduction Page 6 of 19 II General Principles of Criminal Law A Doctrines of the Crime A crime is composed of two parts: 1 Actus reus An external, behavioural element; and 2 Mens rea A mental, fault-based element.