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The Administration of Justice in Criminal Matters 1st ed (in England and Wales)


ISBN13: 9781107401822
New Edition ISBN: 9780521183482
Published: August 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £14.99



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Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. The Administration of Justice in Criminal Matters (in England and Wales) by G. Glover Alexander was first published in 1911. It presents a concise examination of the criminal justice system and the manner and method of its operation at the beginning of the twentieth century

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
Part I: 1. Criminal Justice
Section 1. Police Courts, or Petty Sessions: 2. The duties of Justices of the Peace
3. The preliminary examination, before magistrates, of persons accused of grave crimes
4. The summary jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace
5. Summary jurisdiction in certain indictable cases
6. Right of trial by jury
7. Powers of one Justice acting alone
8. Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace in civil matters
9. Affiliation orders
10. Separation orders under S. J. (M. W.) Act, 1895
11. Appeals from Justices of the Peace
12. General observations on powers and duties of Justices of the Peace
Part II: Section 2. Quarter Sessions
Section 3. Assizes: 13. The Central Criminal Court
14. The Grand Jury
15. The Indictment
16. The Coroner's Inquest
17. The Petty Jury, of Jury of Trial
18. The order of a criminal trial
Section 4. The High Court
Section 5. The Court of Criminal Appeal
Section 6. The House of Lords as a Criminal Court: 19. The Attorney General, the Solicitor General, the Director of Public Prosecutions
Part III: 20. Recent legislation
21. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1907
22. The Prevention of Crime Act, 1908
23. The Children Act, 1908
24. Statistics
Appendixes.