Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

by Ernest Metzger, Peter Mirfield
     
 

This important new book examines in some detail the law relating to confessions, unlawful evidence, and the "right to silence" in the police station. Peter Mirfield also looks closely at the principles behind this branch of the law. In addition to his thorough examination of the English position, he considers several alternative approaches—namely,

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This important new book examines in some detail the law relating to confessions, unlawful evidence, and the "right to silence" in the police station. Peter Mirfield also looks closely at the principles behind this branch of the law. In addition to his thorough examination of the English position, he considers several alternative approaches—namely, those taken by Scottish, Irish, Australian, Canadian, and American legal systems. There is no other book written in English that affords such a systematic treatment on this subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198262695
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile:
1690L (what's this?)

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