This audio presentation covers a number of important introductory issues including: sources of offences; the roles of judge and jury; the appeal process; the burden of proof; analysis of offences; elements of offences – actus reus and mens rea; strict liability.
Length of recording: 31 minutes
Lecturer – Norman Baird:
Experienced full time Senior Lecturer and examiner of Criminal Law on LLB and GDL / CPE courses and Legal System and Jurisprudence on LLB courses and course director of an academic support programme for distance learning students on the University of London International Programmes LLB – an intercollegiate programme whose academic direction is provided by a consortium comprising KCL, LSE, UCL, Queen Mary, SOAS and Birkbeck.
As consultant to the University of London IP he advised on the development of the online resources, produced courses of recorded lecture presentations in the core LLB subjects and designed online research exercises available on the University of London’s virtual learning environment (VLE).
In addition he organises the QED Law Revision Seminars for LLB and GDL students which take place annually at University College London.
Author of Q&A Criminal Law published by Routledge (2015) – now in its 10th edition.