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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3003: Criminal Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading – latest editions of:


Herring, Criminal Law: Text Cases and Materials (Oxford University Press) 


For further reference:


Herring, Great Debates: Criminal Law (Palgrave)


Horder, Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (Oxford University Press)


Ormerod (ed), Smith and Hogan’s Criminal Law (Oxford University Press)


Simester et al, Criminal Law: Theory and Doctrine (Hart)