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Principles Of Criminal Law (Paperback, Revised 4th Edition)

Jonathan Burchell

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The revised fourth edition of Principles of 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).


Imprint: Juta Academic
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: 2014
Editors: Jonathan Burchell
Dimensions: 245 x 170 x 52mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 958
Edition: Revised 4th Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-4851-0755-2
Categories: Books > Law > Laws of other jurisdictions & general law > Criminal law
Books > Varsity Textbooks > Legal Studies
Books > Academic & Education > Varsity Textbooks > Law
LSN: 1-4851-0755-5
Barcode: 9781485107552

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