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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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The Criminal Court in Action 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780406556158
ISBN: 0406556156
Published: February 1988
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780406556141

This popular textbook follows the fortunes of a young man charged with a crime from the moment of his arrest to his eventual sentence.

In Part 1 the reader is introduced to the intricacies of the law of criminal procedure, while Part 2 contains a detailed explanation of criminal procedure, with reference back to the case of the young man charged with a crime, illustrating the rules described. Part 3 deals with the sentencing options of the various courts and Part 4 covers the relevant statutes.

The third edition has been updated throughout in the light of recent developemnts in case and statute law, including the effects of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980, the Legal Aid Act 1980, the Administration of Justice Act 1985 and the Criminal Justice Bill 1987. The author has also dealt fully with the new guidelines on procedures, revised rules on contempt of court and on bail.

Criminal Law