Prosecution in Common Law Jurisdictions

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction
1 Controlling the English Prosecutor 3
2 Police Powers and Public Prosecutions: Winning By Appearing To Lose? 25
3 Judicial Supervision and the Pre-Trial Process 45
4 Increasing Public Order 65
5 Discretion in Traffic Law Enforcement 85
6 Police Discretion in Victoria: The Police Decision to Prosecute 95
7 Evaluating Young Adult Diversion Schemes in the Metropolitan Police District 103
8 The Prosecutor Fine and Social Control: The Introduction of the Fiscal Fine to Scotland 111
9 Corporatism: The Third Model of Juvenile Justice 135
10 Decisions to Prosecute: Screening Policies and Practices in the United States 157
11 The Decision to Prosecute 167
12 The Arrest Versus the Case: Some Observations on Police/District Attorney Interaction 181
13 Personal Violence and Public Order: The Prosecution of "Domestic" Violence in England and Wales 201
14 Researching the Discretions to Charge and to Prosecute 225
15 Prosecution as a Victim Power Resource: A Note on Empowering Women in Violent Conjugal Relationships 245
16 Corporate Manslaughter: An Examination of the Determinants of Prosecutorial Policy 269
17 Cooperative Models and Corporate Crime: Panacea or Cop-Out? 291
18 The State and White-Collar Crime: Saving the Savings and Loans 309
19 Fiddling Tax and Benefits: Inculpating the Poor, Exculpating the Rich 337
20 Variations in Regulatory Enforcement Styles 357
21 Law, Policy, and Legal Avoidance: Can Law Effectively Implement Egalitarian Policies? 379
Name Index 389
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