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Crown Court Practice and Procedure

ISBN13: 9780854597536
ISBN: 0854597530
Published: November 1993
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible guide to the procedures under which the Crown Court operates. It introduces the reader to all the key procedural provisions - not only the primary legislation, case law and the Crown Court rules, but also practice directions, guidelines and codes of conduct - and brings them together in a straighforward way.;This book deals with critical issues that can arise during the progress of a case in the Crown Court; the many stages from reception of the case to the verdict and sentence; and appeals.;This book is intended for prosecution and defence lawyers, as a reference for more experienced practitioners who appear regularly in the Crown Court, for newly-qualified lawyers or those who appear infrequently in the Crown Court and for probation officers and police personnel.

Jurisdiction; appeals to the Crown Court from the magistrat's court; pre-trial matters; the indictment; arraignment; the course of a trial on indictment; sentencing; appeals to the Court of Appeal; good practice. Appendices: advice on separate representation; advice of need for leading councel; advice on plea and likely sentence; advice on evidence; advice on appeal against sentence; advice on appeal against conviction.