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  1. Please also refer to your Module Specification booklets. Pre-Tutorial readings are located at the bottom. Please note there is some overlap between Lecture and Tutorial readings.

  2. INDICATIVE READING LIST 9 items
    1. Textbook       

    2. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading

    3. Casebook

    4. Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's text, cases, and materials on criminal law - D. C. Ormerod, Karl Laird, J. C. Smith, Brian Hogan 2017

      Book Essential reading

    5. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's criminal law - D. C. Ormerod, Karl Laird, J. C. Smith 2018

      Book 

    6. Statute Book

       

       You will need to buy a recent edition of Blackstone's Statutes on Criminal Law, or an equivalent statute book. See below.

       

    7. Blackstone's statutes on criminal law 2018-2019 2018

      Book Item for student purchase Available for purchase from Wordery.

    8. Note that you may have to read recent cases separately. Electronic sources are very useful for this - see Lawbore

       

  3. LECTURE 1: INTRODUCTION 4 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading: Chapter 1

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Lacey, Wells and Quick Reconstructing criminal law: text and materials - Celia Wells, Oliver Quick, Nicola Lacey 2010

        Book 

      2. Davis, Angela Y. and Dylan Rodriguez (2000) The Challenge of Prison Abolition: A Conversation. Social Justice, 27. Available from:  http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/davisinterview.html .

  4. LECTURE 2: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY: ACTUS REUS PART 1 1 item
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading: ch. 2.

  5. LECTURE 3: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY: ACTUS REUS PART 2 2 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading: ch. 2.

    2. The Criminal law review

      Journal Essential reading Vanessa Munro and Ruth Aitken: Adding insult to injury? The criminal law's response to domestic abuse-related suicide in England and Wales Crim. L.R. 2018, 9, 732-741

  6. LECTURE 4: MENS REA 5 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post lecture reading: chs. 3 and 4.

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      1. Reckless children? - Keating, H 01/07/2007

        Article  [2007] Crim LR 546

  7. LECTURE 5: Murder 1 item
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading: ch.5

  8. LECTURE 6: Voluntary manslaughter 4 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading: ch.6 (pp.161-182, 206-208)

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Loss of Control: Loss of Opportunity? - Carol Withey 01/04/2011

        Article  [2011] Crim LR 263

      2. The Criminal law review

        Journal  Read: Laird, K“Case Comment Murder: R. v Rejmanski (Bartosz); R. v Gassman (Charice) Criminal Law Review (8) 2018, 665-668.

  9. LECTURE 7: Involuntary manslaughter 5 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading post-lecture reading: Ch 6

    2. 7.2 UNLAWFUL ACT (CONSTRUCTIVE) MANSLAUGHTER 3 items
      1. Further Reading

    3. 7.3 GROSS NEGLIGENCE MANSLAUGHTER 1 item
      Further Reading
  10. LECTURE 8: CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER AND CASE STUDIES 11 items
    1. Compulsory post-lecture reading 4 items
      1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

        Book  ch. 6 pp. 198-201

      2. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's criminal law - D. C. Ormerod, Karl Laird, J. C. Smith 2018

        Book  Chapter 14.5

      3. Legal and Social Murder: What's the Difference? - Alan Norrie 01/01/2018

        Article  Criminal Law Review 7 [2018]

    2. Recommended post-lecture reading 5 items
    3. Further Reading 2 items
      1. Corporate criminal liability: a ten year review - Wells, Celia 15/12/2014

        Article  Crim. L.R., pp. 849-878

  11. LECTURE 9: NON-FATAL OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON, SELF DEFENCE and CASE STUDY 1 item
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Post-lecture reading ch7

  12. LECTURE 10: REVISION & ASSESSMENT GUIDANCE 1 item
    1. Legal and Social Murder: What's the Difference? - Alan Norrie 01/01/2018

      Article  Criminal Law Review 7 [2018]

  13. Tutorial 1: Introduction and Actus Reus 1 8 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading ch 1 & 2

    2. Recommended Reading 7 items
      1. The Lavinia Woodward case exposes equality before the law as a myth | Afua Hirsch - Afua Hirsch 27/09/2017

        Article  The Guardian, 27 September 2017 ‘The Lavinia Woodward case exposes equality before the law as a myth’

      2. Prison Abolition and Grounded Justice.pdf

        Webpage  Allegra McLeod, Prison Abolition and Grounded Justice, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1156 (2015)

      3. Why punishment pleases: Punitive feelings in a world of hostile solidarity - Henrique Carvalho, Anastasia Chamberlen 04/2018

        Article  Punishment & Society

      4. Liability for Manslaughter by Omission: Don't Let the Baby Drown - Elliott, C 01/01/2010

        Article  Journal of Criminal Law (CLJ), vol. 74, 2: pp. 163-179 (2010).

      5. The law quarterly review

        Journal  Williams, G., ‘Criminal Omissions - the Conventional View’ (1991) 107 LQR 86

  14. Tutorial 2: Actus reus including causation; mens rea. 3 items
    1. Pre-tutorial reading (Compulsory)

      See Lecture 3 Essential readings for links.

      [C] Child & Ormerod, chapter 2

       

      [C] Vanessa Munro and Ruth Aitken: Adding insult to injury? The criminal law's response to domestic abuse-related suicide in England and Wales Crim. L.R. 2018, 9, 732-741

       

    2. Recommended Reading 2 items
  15. Tutorial 3: Murder and voluntary manslaughter 9 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading : chapters 4, 5 and 6

    2. The Criminal law review

      Journal Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading : Laird, K. “Case Comment Murder: R. v Rejmanski (Bartosz); R. v Gassman (Charice) Criminal Law Review (8) 2018, 665-668.

    3. Recommended Reading 7 items
      1. After Woollin - Norrie, A 01/07/1999

        Article  [1999] Crim LR 532

      2. Intention and the terrorist example - Pedain, A 01/09/2003

        Article  [2003] Crim LR 579

  16. Tutorial 4: Involuntary manslaughter, corporate manslaughter; non-fatal offences 10 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, Brian Hogan, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading: Ch.6 & 7

    2. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's criminal law - D. C. Ormerod, Karl Laird, J. C. Smith 2018

      Book Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading: Chapter 14.5

    3. Manslaughter: R. v Rose (Honey Maria) - Karl Laird 01/01/2018

      Article Essential reading Pre-tutorial reading: Criminal Law Review (1) 2018, 76-81.

    4. Recommended Reading 7 items
      1. Legal and Social Murder: What's the Difference? - Alan Norrie 01/01/2018

        Article  Criminal Law Review 7 [2018]

      2. Gross Negligence Manslaughter on the Cusp - Anne Lodge 04/2017

        Article  CLJ 81 (2), pp. 125-142

      3. Corporate criminal liability: a ten year review - Wells, Celia 15/12/2014

        Article  Crim. L.R., pp. 849-878

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