Readership: Academics, postgraduate students, and undergraduate students in criminal law, criminology, and criminal justice; academics and postgraduate students in legal and political theory, government, sociology or social policy;
criminal law and criminal justice practitioners
Jeremy Horder, Edmund-Davies Professor of Criminal Law, King's College London
Jeremy Horder is Edmund-Davies Professor of Criminal Law at King's College London, and a door tenant at 25 Bedford Row. He is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple, and an Emeritus Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford. He was a Law Commissioner for England and Wales from 2005-2010. His previous books with OUP include Provocation and Responsibility (1992) and Excusing Crime (2004).
"This text is ... recommended to those (including more advanced students) interested in the process of law reform, as well as the substantive law of homicide. It is a valuable addition to both fields." - Shona Wilson, Cambridge Law Journal
Part One: Homicide law Reform and Law Reformers: The English Experience
1: Safe in Whose Hands? Judges, Experts, and Public Opinion in the Homicide Reform Process
2: The Rise of Regulation and the Fate of the Common Law
Part Two: Homicide Offences: Disputing the Boundaries
3: On Being Morally and Legally Speaking, a 'Murderer'
4: Corporate Manslaughter and Public Authorities
5: Violating Physical Integrity: Manslaughter by Intentional Attack
6: Joint Criminal Ventures and Murder
7: Transferred Malice and the Remoteness of Outcomes from Intentions
Part Three: Defences to Murder
8: Wrong Turnings on Defences to Murder