Landmark Cases in Criminal Law by Philip Handler,Henry Mares,Ian Williams

By Philip Handler,Henry Mares,Ian Williams

legal instances elevate tricky normative and felony questions, and are usually a outcome of compelling human drama. during this assortment, professional authors position prime situations in felony legislations of their old and criminal contexts, highlighting their value either some time past and for the present.

The situations during this quantity variety from the 15th to the twenty-first century. a lot of them are popular to fashionable felony attorneys and scholars; others are missed landmarks that deserve reconsideration. The essays, frequently according to vast and unique archival study, diversity over a large spectrum of legal legislation, protecting process and doctrine, statute and customary legislation, person offences and common rules. jointly, the essays discover universal subject matters, together with the scope of legal legislation and criminalisation, the position of the jury, and the motives of swap in felony law.

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