Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Criminal Law is rightly regarded as the leading doctrinal textbook on criminal law in England and Wales. Published in its first edition over fifty years ago, it continues to be a key text for undergraduates and an essential reference source for practitioners.
- Regarded as the 'bible' of the subject, this first-class textbook offers a highly authoritative account of criminal law, and is frequently cited in court
- A detailed exposition of the general principles of criminal law, helping students to understand this complex subject
- Discussion of important academic literature is woven into each chapter helping to give a rounded understanding of the subject
- Thorough online updates are provided annually