Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process / Edition 4

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Overview

Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process provides a critical account of the criminal justice system, looking specifically at the role and impact of major players and institutions involved in each of the key decision-making stages.

The topic of criminal justice is an area that sparks intense debate. This book contains a wide and varied selection of materials: statutes, case law, empirical research, official and unofficial reports, as well as commonwealth comparative material, theoretical perspectives, and academic comment. These materials are drawn together and given clear and thorough reference in the illuminating narrative, providing a deep and rich perspective on the criminal justice process in England and Wales today. The text enables students to discover that this is a subject with no 'right' answers. Nicola Padfield directs the student on to further reading, and a case-study running throughout the book emphasises the practical reality of the criminal justice process.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199296538
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 10/8/2008
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 550
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicola Padfield BA (Oxon), Dip Crim (Cantab), DES (Aix-Marseille) is a fellow of Fitzwilliam College and a lecturer at Cambridge Law Faculty and Institute of Criminology. She has published widely on criminal law and criminal justice, and is the author of a number of books. A qualified barrister, she sits as a Recorder in the Crown Court. She is the Editor of Archbold News.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 The police

3 The Crown Prosecution Service

4 Non-police investigations

5 Defence lawyers

6 Magistrates

7 Trial judges

8 Juries

9 Appeals and reviews

10 Sentence implementation

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