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About the Author
David Ormerod is Professor of Criminal Justice, at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of numerous journal articles and books including Smith & Hogan Criminal Law (12th ed 2008); Fraud Law and Practice (2008) with Clare Montgomery QC; Smith's Law of Theft (9th ed 2007) with David Williams QC. David is Editor-in-Chief of Blackstone's Criminal Practice; Criminal Law Review Cases Editor; and serves on the Editorial Boards of a number of legal journals. He lectures regularly to the profession and for the Judicial Studies Board. He has acted as a consultant to the Law Commission, Home Office and the Commonwealth Secretariat. He is a barrister in the chambers of David Etherington QC, 18 Red Lion Court, and is a member of the Criminal Justice Council.