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- DescriptionModern Criminal Law of Australia is a comprehensive guide to interpreting and understanding every statutory offence provision in every Australian jurisdiction. The text takes a unique approach to explaining Australian criminal law, emphasising the importance of statutory interpretation, official discretion, element analysis and sentencing, in order to appreciate the meaning and effect of any offence provision. This book sets out the rules and skills needed to advise clients on the potential application of the criminal law throughout Australia. Its scope extends to both serious and mir regulatory regimes, as well as the entire contemporary breadth of the criminal law, ranging from pollution to public order, traffic to trafficking and domestic violence to work safety. It covers the common law, traditional code and model code systems, and includes detailed examples from all states. As such, this unique book provides students with the skills to practise law anywhere in Australia.
- Author BiographyJeremy Gans is Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. He has taught courses on criminal law, evidence law, criminal procedure, sentencing law and expert evidence. In 2007, he was appointed as the first human rights adviser to the Victorian Parliament's Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee, and he has recently acted as the principal consultant to that Committee's review of the Victorian Charter. In 2010, he was nominated as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
- Author(s)Jeremy Gans
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication30/12/2011
- SubjectNational Law: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Out-of-print date12/12/2016
- Weight790 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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