Criminal Law by Tony Storey, Alan Lidbury

By Tony Storey, Alan Lidbury

This textbook covers the felony legislation choice of the A-level legislation syllabus, and provides an perfect creation for anyone coming to the topic for the 1st time. 

Criminal Law covers all A-level syllabuses/specification standards, and is written via the crucial examiner and important assistant examiner in legal legislation for one of many significant exam forums. It comprises large case representation, and quite a number exam similar questions and actions. there's a precise specialise in key abilities, and at the new synoptic evaluate syllabus requirements. 

This absolutely up to date 3rd variation builds upon the luck of the 1st variations.


  • provides assurance of OCR and AQA specifications
  • is recommended via OCR to be used with the felony legislation choice
  • includes new OCR synoptic overview resource fabrics (for use in examinations in June 2005) with extra guidance
  • discusses new laws and cases including Sexual Offences Act 2003, Andrews, Bollom, G and R, Rowland, Safi and others, Weller, Z.  

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Dead towns of Alabama by W. Stuart Harris

By W. Stuart Harris

This easy-to-use reference paintings records the various long-vanished cities, forts, settlements, and previous nation capitals that have been as soon as thriving groups of Alabama. useless cities of Alabama isn't really basically a sequence of obituaries for lifeless cities. in its place, it brings again to existence eighty three Indian cities, seventy seven citadel websites, and 112 colonial, territorial, and nation cities. W. Stuart Harris inspires a wealth of attention-grabbing photos from Alabama's wealthy and colourful past--images of existence because the Indians lived it, of colonial lifestyles within the desert, of Spanish explorers and French exiles, of hazard and romance, of riverboats and railroads, of plantations and gold mines, of stagecoaches and ferries. total, it offers a completely soaking up landscape of Alabama's early history.Here we find out about former capitals--St. Stephens and Cahaba--that have deteriorated to mouldering ruins now. We find out about as soon as thriving communities--county seats, river landings and crossings, buying and selling posts, junctions, and different settlements--that time has forgotten. Absent from such a lot maps, those websites come alive back in Harris's attention-grabbing account, crammed anew with the bustling job in their former inhabitants.First released in 1977, useless cities of Alabama is a different guidebook to each area of the nation. it truly is a useful source for historians, scholars, travelers, and an individual drawn to exploring Alabama's attention-grabbing ancient and cultural earlier.  

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The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War by Jerry Roberts

By Jerry Roberts

This is the dynamic account of 1 of the main harmful maritime activities to ensue in Connecticut background: the 1814 British assault at the privateers of Pettipaug, recognized this day because the British Raid on Essex. in the course of the top of the struggle of 1812, 136 Royal marines and sailors made their means up the Connecticut River from warships anchored in new york Sound. Guided by means of a well-paid American traitor the British navigated the Saybrook shoals and complicated up the river less than hide of darkness. by the point it used to be over, the British had burned twenty-seven American vessels, together with six newly equipped privateers. It was once the biggest unmarried maritime lack of the warfare. but this tale has been nearly passed over of the historical past books—the forgotten conflict of the forgotten battle. This new account from writer and historian Jerry Roberts is the definitive assessment of this occasion and contains a wealth of latest details drawn from fresh study and archaeological unearths. Lavish illustrations and particular maps convey the conflict to life.

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Chicago by Elaine Glusac, Elisa Kronish, Roberta Sotonoff

By Elaine Glusac, Elisa Kronish, Roberta Sotonoff

Путеводитель по Чикаго из серии Eyewitness trip most sensible 10 (на английском языке). Чикаго - один из крупнейших город Соединенных Штатов, известный далеко за пределами своей страны. В издании дана информации о наиболее значимых и популярных достопримечательностях этого современного мегаполиса научных и художественных музеях, зоопарке Линкольна, Чикагском университете, знаменитых небоскребах и т.п. Значительная часть путеводителя посвящена местам отдыха и развлечений паркам, клубам, ресторанам и барам, пляжам и магазинам и т.д. Как всегда отдельный раздел посвящен справочной информации

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Farthest North college president: Charles E. Bunnell and the by William R Cashen

By William R Cashen

This can be either an soaking up biography of Alaska's pioneer educator, the past due Charles E. Bunnell, and an actual background of the establishment he based, the college of Alaska. The political struggles of Alaska from 1900 until eventually statehood function the backdrop for this tale, and Alaska's legislators, delegates to Congress, governors and judges play very important roles.

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The Sutton-Taylor Feud: The Deadliest Blood Feud in Texas by Chuck Parsons

By Chuck Parsons

The Sutton-Taylor Feud of DeWitt, Gonzales, Karnes, and surrounding counties started presently after the Civil conflict ended. The blood feud endured into the Nineties while the ultimate courtroom case was once settled with a governmental pardon. Of the entire Texas feuds, the single among the Sutton and Taylor forces lasted longer and lined extra floor than the other. William E. Sutton used to be the single Sutton concerned, yet he had many acquaintances to salary battle opposed to the massive Taylor relatives. The motives are nonetheless shrouded in secret and legend, as either side argued they have been simply and correct. In April 1868 Charles Taylor and James Sharp have been shot down in Bastrop County, alleged horse thieves trying to break out. in this interval many males have been killed "while trying to escape." The killing on Christmas Eve 1868 of dollar Taylor and Dick Chisholm was once maybe the ultimate spark that became difficult emotions into scuffling with with bullets and knives. William Sutton used to be all in favour of either killings. "Who sheds a Taylor's blood, by way of a Taylor's hand needs to fall" grew to become a truth of lifestyles in South Texas. Violent acts among the 2 teams now undefined. the army reacted opposed to the killing of 2 in their squaddies in Mason County through Taylors. The nation Police devoted acts that weren't condoned by way of their superiors in Austin. Mobs shaped in Comanche County in retaliation for John Wesley Hardin's killing of a Brown County deputy sheriff. One mob "liberated" 3 prisoners from the DeWitt County penal complex, thoughtfully striking them with reference to the cemetery for the benefit in their kinfolk. An ambush get together killed James Cox, slashing his throat from ear to ear—as if the buckshot in him used to be no longer enough. a physician and his son have been known as from their domestic and brutally shot down. Texas Rangers tried to quell the violence, but if they have been known as away, the killing begun back. during this definitive examine of the Sutton-Taylor Feud, Chuck Parsons demonstrates that the violence among the 2 facets was once within the culture of the relations blood feud, just like such a lot of different nineteenth-century American feuds. His examine is easily augmented with quite a few illustrations and appendices detailing the feudists, their makes an attempt at treaties, and their victims.

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The Allstons of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility by William Kauffman Scarborough

By William Kauffman Scarborough

William Kauffman Scarborough's soaking up biography, The Allstons of Chicora wooden, chronicles the background of a South Carolina planter kinfolk from the opulent antebellum years during the trauma of the Civil struggle and postwar interval. Scarborough's exam of this terribly enterprising relatives makes a speciality of patriarch Robert R. F. W. Allston, his spouse Adele Petigru Allston, and their daughter Elizabeth Allston Pringle. Scarborough exhibits how Allston, within the 4 many years ahead of the Civil battle, switched over a small patrimony right into a Lowcountry agricultural empire of 7 rice plantations, the entire whereas incomes a world acceptance for the standard of his rice and his services. Scarborough additionally examines Allston's twenty-eight-year occupation within the kingdom legislature and as governor from 1856 to 1858. Upon his dying in 1864, Robert Allston's spouse of thirty-two years, Adele, without notice came upon herself on the head of the kin. Scarborough lines how she effectively stored the kinfolk plantations afloat within the postwar years via a chain of choices that exhibited her astute company judgment and memorable energy of personality. within the subsequent new release, one of many Allstons' 5 kids the same course. Elizabeth Bessie Allston took over administration of the remainder family members plantations upon the dying of her husband and, to be able to repay the plantation mortgages, launched into a hugely profitable literary profession. Bessie authored books, the 1st treating her stories as a girl rice planter and the second one describing her early life prior to the struggle. a big contribution to southern historical past, The Allstons of Chicora wooden offers a desirable examine a favorite southern kinfolk who survived the traumas of struggle and demanding situations of Reconstruction.

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Jefferson by Albert Jay Nock

By Albert Jay Nock

Here's Albert Jay Nock's vintage learn at the lifestyles and regarded Thomas Jefferson, a publication which attracts out issues different biographers have overlooked: his radicalism, his competition to all centralized executive, his attachment to liberty and estate, and his commitment to the belief of revolution. within the approach, Nock tells a narrative of the founding that you've got most likely by no means heard.

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