OverviewCriminal Law, now in its fifteenth edition, has been providing students with a readable and reliable introduction to this fascinating subject for over twenty-five years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures that they are not overwhelmed. The thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions and contextual coverage means that the text is fascinating and entertaining as well as accurate. The text includes plenty of helpful features, including end-of-chapter 'law in context' features, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These features ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book.