Criminal Law

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Our impressive range of titles for criminal lawyers in Scotland are written by leading experts in this field and includes our flagship publication Walker & Walker: The Law of Evidence in Scotland by Margaret Ross and James Chalmers.

The sixth edition of the best-selling title – Wheatley’s Road Traffic Law in Scotland by Andrew Brown QC will be released later this year.

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Criminal Law Books

A Fingertip Guide to Scots Criminal Law

A Fingertip Guide to Scots Criminal Law is a practical and concise summary of Scots criminal law. Published in a handy and accessible format, this text has become a highly regarded essential source of reference for all criminal court practitioners as well as students of criminal law. This new edition incorporates the considerable legislative changes in criminal law since publication of the last edition. All sections have been thoroughly updated... Read more

Scots Criminal Law

The fourth edition takes account of case law developments, changes arising from the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 and coverage of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 including Breach of Peace. This text provides an essential introduction to criminal law for law students and those with a general interest in this subject. It provides a firm grounding, both assisting and encouraging more detailed study. Read more

Wheatley’s Road Traffic Law in Scotland

Wheatley’s Road Traffic Law in Scotland is a highly regarded source of reference for all those involved in the detection and prosecution of road traffic offences with all the relevant law and authority presented in a clear and accessible style. The sixth edition of this authoritative text has been updated to reflect the many legislative changes brought into force since the Road Safety Act 2006. This edition updates case law... Read more

Walker and Walker: The Law of Evidence in Scotland

Walker and Walker: The Law of Evidence in Scotland gives a comprehensive and detailed examination of the law of evidence in the broadest of civil and criminal contexts. The emphasis is upon rigorous examination of the issues affecting all who work with the law of evidence whether in court, chamber practice or legal education. This classic text has been updated throughout and due attention is given to changes in the... Read more