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contents Table of Cases xi Table of Conventions xii Table of Legislation xiii criminal justice and the criminal law 1 The Contours of Criminal Liability The Machinery of English Criminal Law The Sources of English Criminal Law The Criminal Law in Action Outline of the Aims and Functions of the Criminal Law The Criminal Law and Sentencing criminalization 22 The Politics of Lawmaking The Principle of Individual Autonomy The Principle of Welfare Harm and Minimalism Assessing the Seriousness of Offences Morally Wrong Behaviour Criminalizing Omissions Minor Harms Remote Harms Victimless Crime Conclusions principles and policies 56 Rules and Principles Constitutionality and Codification Human Rights and Criminal Law The Range of the Criminal Law The Rule of Law and Fair Procedures Principles Relating to the Conditions of Liability Conclusions criminal conduct 95 The General Part of the Criminal Law Involuntary Conduct Acts, States of Affairs, and Possession Omissions Personality Causation Justifiable Conduct Chastisement of Children Justifications, Necessity, and the Choice of Evils Conclusions positive fault requirements 157 The Issues Some General Principles Varieties of Fault The Variety of Fault Terms The Referential Point of Fault negative fault requirements 202 Excuses and Denials of Responsibility Agency, Capacity, and Mental Disorder Intoxication Duress and Necessity Reasonable Mistake and Putative Defences Ignorance or Mistake of Law Entrapment Reviewing the Non-Justificatory Defences homicide 249 Death and Finality The Conduct Element: Causing Death Defining Murder: The Inclusionary Question Defining Murder: The Exclusionary Question `Involuntary Manslaughter' Endangerment on the Roads Endangerment in Other Situations non-fatal violations of the person 306 Varieties of Physical Violation Reported Physical Violations Offences of Non-Fatal Physical Violation Reported Sexual Assaults Non-Consensual Sexual Penetration Offences Against the Vulnerable Other New Sexual Offences Re-Assessing Sexual Offences Law offences of dishonesty 361 Introduction The Offence of Theft Taking a Conveyance Without Consent Robbery Blackmail Burglary Handling Stolen Goods Deception Offences Fraud Offences Dishonesty, Discretion, and `Desert' complicity 410 Introduction Distinguishing Principals from Accessories The Conduct Element in Complicity The Fault Elements in Complicity Accessorial Liability for Different Results Derivative Liability and the Missing Link Special Defences to Complicity Conclusions inchoate offences 444 The Concept of an Inchoate Offence The Justifications for Penalizing Attempts at Crimes The Elements of Criminal Attempt The Justifications for an Offence of Conspiracy The Elements of Criminal Conspiracy Incitement Voluntary Renunciation of Criminal Purpose The Relationship between Substantive and Inchoate Crimes The Place of Inchoate Liability Bibliography 473 Index 000
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Criminal law -- England.