Criminal Law Directions is written in an engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics of Criminal Law courses with clarity. The book incorporates a wide range of learning features to offer students a high level of support. Learning objectives, thinking points, and wide selection of tables and figures encourage active learning to ensure students understand the fundamental facts and principles, and enabling students to check their understanding of the subject as they progress through the course. Each chapter is finished with a run down of the main topic points, a selection of short revision questions, as well as two long examination style questions. Outline answers to these longer questions are available online. The book's clear structure and cross-referencing will enable students to navigate easily through the many aspects of Criminal Law, making this an ideal text for students new to the subject. An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support the student in their studies.Covers the core areas of Criminal Law on introductory undergraduate courses, combining an engaging approach with plenty of learning features to make this an ideal text for those new to the subject.The text includes many learning features in each chapter, such as chapter objectives, case summaries, thinking points, tables and diagrams, chapter summaries, and further reading suggestions. These offer students a high level of support and encourage them to check their understanding of the basic facts and principles.Offers a clear and reliable basis for students to understand the basic principles of this fundamental topic, on which they can build during the course of their legal studies.An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support the student in their studies, including a testbank of multiple-choice questions, assessment questions and practical examples, advice on approaching the study of Criminal Law, and updates on legislation and case law.Each chapter includes a section of short revision questions as well as two exam style questions. Outline answers to these exam questions are to be found on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.There is a dedicated Study Skills chapter at the end of the text providing students with study tips and highlighting common errors and pitfalls faced by students of Criminal Law.