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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Invading the Private

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ISBN13: 9781855219427
ISBN: 1855219425
Published: August 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Examines a range of policing techniques which are new, if not in their conception, then at least in their importance to the form of police inquiries in the late 20th century. Some of them are beginning to be discussed under categories of ""proactive"" or ""covert"" policing: others are termed ""technological"" because they depend intimately on the development of the new information technologies.

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Part 1 The new intelligence gathering - covert and proactive policing: the criminal informant - police management, supervision and control, Steven Greer and Nigel South; police surveillance and its regulation in England and Wales, Timothy John and Mike Maguire; the legal framework of covert and proactive policing in France, Stewart Field; proactive policing in France, Claude Journes; special police methods of investigation - new legislation in the Netherlands, Theo de Roos; proactive investigation - a Belgian perspective, Cyrille Fijnaut and Frank Verbruggen; intellignece servise and undercover operations - the case of Euromac, Nikos Passas and Jack Blum.
Part 2 The new information gathering - some new sources: Sun Tzu goes electronic - the changing nature of proactive methods in (criminal) intelligence , Bob Hoogenboom; data bases - positive policing or civil liberties nightmare?, Fiona Donson; financial investigation and privacy in Britain and the Netherlands, Roan Lamp, Michael Levi and Wanda Kerver; police intelligence gathering and access to journalists materials, Chrisje Brants; journalists and the protection of sources of information in the Netherlands, Chrisje Brants; journalistic material in the UK criminal process, Ruth Costigan; the privilege against self-incrimination in proactive policing, Peter Alldridge and Bert Swart.
Part 3 Accountability and control - some potential strategies: contolling cross border undercover operations, Jack Blum and Nikos Passas; proactive policing - limiting the role of the defence lawyer, Ed Cape and Taru Spronken; judicial regulation of covert and proactive policing in the Netherlands and England and Wales, Stewart Field and Nico Jorg; proactive policing and the principles of immediacy and orality, John R. Spencer; invading the private? - toward conclusions, Stewart Field.