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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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European Criminal Procedures

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Edited by: Mireille Delmas-Marty, J.R. Spencer

ISBN13: 9780521591102
ISBN: 0521591104
Published: May 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521678483

Leading scholars describe and discuss criminal procedure in England, Belgium, France, Germany and Italy, providing up-to-date analyses of the main differences and similarities of each system in historical context. Scholars examine the accusatorial and inquisitorial traditions; cross influences between the two traditions; and current pressures for harmonisation. Extended essays include topics on public prosecutors, the rights of victims and defendants, evidence, negotiated justice and media influence. This will interest academics and postgraduates in criminal law; comparative, EU and human rights lawyers; lawyers interested in European harmonization and in reforming criminal procedure. Translation supervised by J. R. Spencer.

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1. Introduction J. R. Spencer
Part I. Presentation of National Systems: 2. The Belgian system Brigitte Pesquie, supervised by Francoise Tulkens, revised by Yves Cartuyvels; 3. The English system J. R. Spencer; 4. The French systemValerie Dervieux, supervised by Mireille Delmas-Marty, revised by Mikael Benillouche and Olivier Bachelet; 5. The German system Rodolphe Juy-Birmann, supervised by Heike Jung, revised by Jorg Biermann; 6. The Italian system Antoinette Perrodet, supervised by Mario Chiavario, revised by Elena Ricci
Part II. Issues of Current Interest: 7. The public prosecutor Antoinette Perrodet; 8. The balance of power between the police and the public prosecutor Eric Mathias; 9. The role of the judge Denis Salas, revised by Alejandro Alvarez; 10. Private parties: the rights of the defendant and the victim Mario Chiavario; 11. Evidence J. R. Spencer; 12. Negotiated justice Francoise Tulkens, revised by Yves Cartuyvels and Isabelle Wattier; 13. Justice and the media Marcel Lemonde.