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Human Rights and Criminal Justice 3rd ed

Edited by: Ben Emmerson, Andrew Ashworth, Alison MacDonald

ISBN13: 9781847039118
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421876101
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £140.00



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Human Rights and Criminal Justice provides a full and systematic analysis of the impact of UK human rights law on both the substantive criminal law and criminal procedure.

It examines first the applicable human rights principles before moving on to consider their impact on specific areas, including the investigation of crime, court procedure, evidence, standards of proof, sentencing, appeals and the rights of victims.

  • An authoritative guide for UK criminal practitioners showing how their work is affected by human rights considerations.
  • Combines analysis of theory and principles with practical guidance.
  • Deals in turn with the practical impact of human rights principles on each area of criminal practice.
  • Provides a full and systematic analysis of UK human rights law and the criminal justice system.
  • Covers the ECHR and the principles of interpretation and the HRA as well as the different aspects of criminal law.
  • Includes information on Evidence and Procedure at Trial, Criminal Law and Positive Obligations through to Sentencing, Appeals and Release from Custody.
  • Examines first the applicable human rights principles before moving on to consider their impact on specific areas, including the investigation of crime, court procedure, evidence, standards of proof, sentencing, appeals and the rights of victims.
  • Assesses the actual impact of domestic human rights law on the criminal justice system and substantiates the impact further with new case law from the UK and Strasbourg courts.
  • Examines how the courts have interpreted the Human Rights Act 1998 in practice.
  • Reproduces relevant statutory material ensuring this key information is readily to hand.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Criminal Law, Police and Public Order Law
Contents:
General Principles.
Investigation and Pre-Trial Procedure.
Evidence and Procedure at Trial.
Criminal Law and Positive Obligations.
Sentencing, Appeals and Release from Custody.