Author: Catherine Elliot is a qualified barrister and lecturer in law at the Centre for International Legal Studies, at Kingston University.
Publisher: Routledge (year: 2001. 244 pages)
Subjects covered: the most important Criminal Law subjects
Why this book is interesting: Probably the best English language book on French Criminal Law. There is also a short French to English Criminal Law Glossary at the end of the book.
Who will benefit: For any students or practitioners who want to improve their knowledge of French Criminal law, in English.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter number Chapter title Page
Chapter 1 : The evolution of French criminal law : 1
Chapter 2 : French criminal procedure : 11
Chapter 3 : Actus reus : 59
Chapter 4 : Mens rea : 64
Chapter 5 : Secondary party liability : 84
Chapter 6 : Inchoate offences : 95
Chapter 7 : Defences : 105
Chapter 8 : Genocide and other crimes against humanity : 129
Chapter 9 : Voluntary homicide offences : 146
Chapter 10 : Involuntary homicide offences : 157
Chapter 11 : Non-fatal offences against the person : 164
Chapter 12 : Rape : 174
Chapter 13 : Property offences : 179
Chapter 14 : Drug offences : 201
Appendix 1 : Key provisions of the French Criminal Code in English and French : 208
Appendix 2 : Sample French judgment : 229