One of the strengths of the work is its concise examination of the law in differnet jurisdictions when examining particular offences or defences.
The text is a useful introductory work in relation to the overall state of criminal law in all Australian jurisdictions. – (2008) 28 Qld Lawyer 193
This is an intelligent book, not the least because as the authors confirm, in the writing they engaged in spirited discussion, occasionally agreeing to disagree. Criminal law has been a site for contention and disagreement, propelling legislative intervention and numerous law reform reports. It is to be hoped that th author continue their collaboration… – Law Institute Journal of Victoria, July 2007