Contempt of Court


This new edition has been completely revised and update to encompass the enormous developments in the law of contempt.
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This new edition has been completely revised and update to encompass the enormous developments in the law of contempt.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198256847
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/28/1991
  • Edition description: 2nd ed., Repr. (new as pbk.)
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations Table of Cases Table of Statutes
1. Introduction
2. Criminal and Civil Contempt of Court
3. Procedure and Jurisdiction in Cases of Criminal Contempt
4. Contempt in the Face of the Court
5. Contempt through Interfering with Particular Legal Proceedings: Some General Considerations
6. The Period during which Proceedings are Sub-Judice or Active
7. Contempt in Relation to Particular Criminal Proceedings
8. Contempt in Relation to Particular Civil Proceedings and Proceedings in Tribunals
9. The Sub-Judice Rule: Mens Rea and the Scope of Responsibility
10. Open Justice: Publicizing Judicial Proceedings
11. Victimization of Jurors, Witnesses, and Other Persons After the Conclusion of Proceedings
12. Scandalizing a Court or Judge
13. Further Miscellaneous Categories of Contempt
14. Civil Contempt of Court Appendix Index

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