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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Advocacy in the Magistrates' Court (Criminal Advocacy)

ISBN13: 9781859417843
ISBN: 1859417841
Published: October 2003
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.99

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Announced as Criminal Advocacy
This book deals with the real practicalities of getting results in the Magistrates' Court. It looks at who's who at court, and who holds what information, where forms are kept and how to fill them in. This new edition contains practical guidance which until now has been hard to find in other publications for example: How to get bail How to argue for separate representation What should you be looking for in disclosure A digest of jargon and shorthand used by the police, CPS and court staff.

Advocacy in the Magistrates' Courtis an excellent tool for Barristers and Solicitors who need to become accomplished at practising in the Magistrates' Court.

1. Travelling to Court
2. On Arrival
3. Courtroom Basics
4. Overview of Criminal Proceedings
5. Case Studies
6. Bail
7. Applying for Bail
8. Mode of Trial
9. Pleas
10. Committal
11. Pre-trial Hearings
12. Preliminaries to Trial
13. Summary Trial
14. Crown Court Trials
15. Sentence
16. Sentencing and Mitigating
17. Youth Courts
18. Road Traffic Offences
19. Appeals
20. Legal Aid and Costs
21. Table A: Classification of Common Offences
22. Table B: Availability of Sentences for Adults/ Youths
23. Table C: Sentences for Common Driving Offences
24. Glossary
25. Bibliography
26. Index