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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Grounds of Appeal in Criminal Cases

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ISBN13: 9780114957957
ISBN: 0114957959
Published: June 1996
Publisher: The Stationery Office
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This report contains empirical research into the criminal appeal process in Scotland. The research was commissioned by the Scottish Office to inform the Sutherland Committee on Appeals Criteria and Alleged Miscarriages of Justice. The researchers' remit was to provide a ""comparison of successful and unsuccessful grounds of appeal against conviction or conviction and sentence"".

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Practitioner's view on the appeal process; progress of appeals; success of appeals; use of the grounds of appeal; outcome of the grounds; multiple grounds of appeal; legal representaion and legal aid; sentence and interim liberation; offences and offenders; appeals against sentence and conviction; data collection form and codings; firms of solicitors contacted for research; the appeal process.