This new edition of the classic Waller & Williams Criminal Law text retains its relevance in legal and policy debates in criminal justice, providing a critical analysis of legal developments while remaining accessible for students in law schools.
The 13th edition includes new leading cases from the principal appellate courts in New South Wales, Victoria and the High Court of Australia, as well as the latest legislative provisions that have significantly changed the fabric of the criminal law.
This book unites the principal authoritative sources of the criminal law and a critical appraisal and evaluation of its doctrines. It offers comparative and policy insights into legal developments of the two common law jurisdictions of Victoria and New South Wales.
- Clear structure for each offence
- Contextual notes on the development of the law and its application
- Critical policy appraisal of legal developments
- Extracts of key cases supplemented with explanations and illustrations