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Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th ed isbn 9780414043220

Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780421883406
ISBN: 0421883405
New Edition ISBN: 9780414043220
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421828307
Published: November 2005
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt is the leading authority on the law relating to civil and criminal contempt. It provides a detailed, comprehensive and authoritative discussion of the principles and procedures that make up the law in this area. Since the last edition, the law of contempt has evolved considerably. In the intervening six years the Civil Procedure Rules and the Human Rights Act have been introduced, and numerous leading cases have been decided.

This new edition will bring the reader up to date with all the major developments in case law and legislation, providing a one-stop source of current and practical analysis. It covers both civil and criminal contempt in detail providing a comprehensive discussion of all the issues, from the history of contempt through to modern practice and procedure. It also covers the complex mix of rules, principles and practice in depth, providing an essential reference tool for practitioners and academics alike.

  • The most authoritative guide to civil and criminal contempt available
  • Combines case law from a number of different areas with a focus upon the underlying common principles
  • Contains extensive coverage of Commonwealth law, in particular Canada, New Zealand and Australia

Common Law Library, Courts and Procedure
History of the law of contempt.
Contempt of court: constitutional dimensions.
Distinctions between criminal and civil contempts.
The statutory regime for strict liability.
Contempts by publication at Common Law.
Court orders affecting the media.
Court reporting I:
Restrictions under the 1981 Act.
Court reporting II:
Other statutory restrictions.
Protection of sources.
Contempt in the face of the court.
Direct interference with the administration of justice.
Civil contempt.
Sanctions and remedies.
Practice, procedure and legal aid.
Scotland and Northern Ireland.