Prof. Dr. Thierry Godel and Prof. Emer. Dr. José Hurtado Pozo sign the revised edition of their book.

Designed for law students and practitioners, the book «Droit pénal général» (General Criminal Law) provides a concise exposition of the fundamental concepts and notions within the general section of the Swiss Penal Code. In its fourth edition, which has been enhanced and updated, it offers clear and prompt answers to questions that arise in the learning and daily practice of general criminal law. The theory, grounded in essential jurisprudence, is accompanied by numerous examples and tables that illustrate and synthesize the presented concepts and their interrelationships. The text delves into the influence of German criminal law authors, ongoing doctrinal controversies, and shifts in jurisprudence. References to current themes aim to raise readers' awareness of the cross-cutting aspects of criminal law and its practical importance. The book includes a methodology for resolving criminal cases, a comprehensive criminal law glossary, and an alphabetical directory of German terms. General and specialized bibliographies facilitate immediate access to primary sources based on the treated topic.

This is the first criminal law book to utilize inclusive language.

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