Queensland Criminal Law

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Queensland Criminal Law offers fresh and critical perspectives on many issues of contemporary criminal justice in Queensland and presents old problems in new and comparative contexts. The book seeks to raise many questions about the criminal law in Queensland, rather than provide definitive answers and readers of this book are invited to critically reflect on their relationship to the criminal law as citizens, as students, as practitioners of the discipline and, perhaps, as potential subjects of its sanctions. Now in its second edition, the book facilitates the study of criminal law in Queensland by exploring and analysing the general principles and specific offences under Queensland's criminal law and drawing comparisons - where relevant - to developments at common law, federal criminal law, and in other jurisdictions.

Author Biography

Andreas Schloenhardt is an associate professor/reader at The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law.

Table of Contents

General principles of Criminal Law
1. The Meaning of Criminal Law
2. Sources of Criminal Law
3. Subjects of Criminal Law
4. Elements of Criminal Responsibility
Extensions of Criminal Liability
5. Inchoate Liability
6. Secondary Liability
Specific Offences
7. Homicide
8. Assault and Other Non-fatal Offences against the person
9. Offences against Liberty
10. Sexual Offences
11. Offences Relating to Property
12. Drug Offences
13. Terrorism Offences
Defences and Related Matters
14. Mistake
15. Self-help Defences
16. Provocation & Domestic Violence
17. Mental Impairment
18. Intoxication
Appendix A
Appendix B

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