Smith and Hogan: Criminal Law is regarded as the leading doctrinal textbook on criminal law in England and Wales and has been for almost 40 years. This book owes its consistent popularity to its accessible style, depth of analysis and breadth of coverage. It is an invaluable study aid for undergraduates and an essential reference source for criminal law practitioners. The eleventh edition has been updated to include all legislative and case law developments. Additional references are made to academic literature, offering direction for further research.