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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Contempt of Court in Scotland

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ISBN13: 9781858112541
ISBN: 1858112540
Published: October 2000
Publisher: EMIS Professional Publishing
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



A practical book covering: contempt defined - principles; nature; contempts which are also crimes; contempt procedure - the summary jurisdiction, with reference to the Human Rights element; the non-summary case; breach of interdict; the Contempt of Court Act 1981; appeals; sentencing; special cases; contempt and the legal profession - covering attacking and threatening of judges; circulating letters to judges; status of the judge; solicitors and advocates; prosecutors; ""murmuring""; disrupting the business of the courtroom - being late, whispering to a witness, failure to attend, being drunk, being violent; contempt and the evidence - prevarication, intimidation and bribery, perjury, interference with evidence; contempt and court orders; contempt and the media; contempt and the jury; contempt and the future - covering Human Rights Act 1998; the Internet.

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