This is the new edition of the leading textbook on criminal law by Professors Simester and Sullivan, now co-written with Professors Spencer, Stark and Virgo.
Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law is an outstanding account of modern English criminal law, combining detailed exposition and analysis of the law with a careful exploration of its theoretical underpinnings.
Primarily, it is written for undergraduate students of criminal law and it has become the set text in many leading universities.
Additionally, the book is used as an important point of reference in academic writing and postgraduate research in England and abroad.
Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law has been cited by appellate courts throughout the world. Review of Previous Edition:'... undoubtedly a first-rate companion for any undergraduate or post-graduate law course. Since attaining international recognition and citation in appellate courts worldwide, the security of the text's position as a point of academic reference remains as steadfast as ever.'John Taggart, Criminal Law Review