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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Defending Suspects at Police Stations: The Practitioner's Guide to Advice and Representation 6th ed isbn 9781903307830

Defending Suspects at Police Stations 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9781903307441
ISBN: 1903307449
New Edition ISBN: 9781903307830
Previous Edition ISBN: 190330721X
Published: September 2006
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Defending Suspects at Police Stations includes an updated version of PACE and the full set of PACE Codes, making it the only fully comprehensive guide to advising detainees in police custody.

Initial chapters outline the issues behind defending detained clients and examine the principles of PACE and the Codes of Practice. Subsequent pages tackle the various stages of representing a client including interview techniques, samples and searches and identification procedures.

A wealth of advice is given on representing vulnerable clients and handling complaints against the police together with a helpful discussion of practical points, tactical tips and ethical issues. Boxed summaries ensure that vital information can be seen at a glance.

Fully revised and updated:-

  • The PACE Codes of Practice and amendments to PACE resulting from the Criminal Justice Act 2003 including the new Codes C and H in force from July 2006
  • A complete and up to date version of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • The implications of the Terrorism Acts 2000 and 2006, for those arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity, are fully covered and the new Code H included
  • Many new cases are included, and their implications considered, including R v Howell; R v Hoare and Pierce, R v Beckles, Al Fayed and others v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and R (R) v Durham Constabulary and another
  • Changes to immigration law and procedure resulting from the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants etc) Act 2004 and Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Procedure) Rules 2005
The text is supported by a full set of appendices ranging from crucial legislative extracts and checklists to specimen letters for making representations and sample statements.