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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Abuse of Process in Criminal Proceedings 4th ed isbn 9781780432175

Abuse of Process in Criminal Proceedings 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781845922344
New Edition ISBN: 9781780432175
Previous Edition ISBN: 1845923359
Published: February 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This much respected text is an essential guide to all areas of the law relating to abuse of process in criminal law - including delay, double jeopardy, breach of process and adverse publicity. The new third edition has been updated to include new case law, changes to double jeopardy, new disclosure rules, terrorism, Extradition Act 2003 and the impact of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

Case law covered includes:-

  • Attorney-General’s Reference (No. 2 of 2001) [2004] 2 AC 72, HL / Spiers, v Ruddy & HM Advocate General [2008] 2 WLR 608, PC (delay)
  • R. v.Abu Hamza, Jones and Whalley[2007] 1 Cr. App. R. 2, HL (Promise)
  • Post Ebrahim decisions updated (Destruction)
  • R v Grant [2006] 1 QB 60, CA (executive misconduct)
  • Council for the Regulation of Healthcare Professionals v General Medical Council (Re Saluja) [2007] 1 WLR 3094, DC
  • Substantial new developments on Double Jeopardy case law(entrapment)
  • Extradition Act 2003 / Bermingham v Director of Public Prosecutions [2007] QB 727, DC / R (Government of the United States of America) v Bow Street Magistrates’ Court [2007] 1 WLR 1157, DC / McKinnon v Government of the United States of America [2008] 1 WLR 1739, HL(extradition)
  • Abu Hamza [the new Guideline case on Adverse Publicity]
  • R v Mahmood and Shahin [2006] Cr App R (S) 96, CA; R v Shabir [2008] EWCA Crim 1809 / R v Morgan & Bygrave [2008] EWCA Crim 1323(confiscation)

Criminal Law, Police and Public Order Law, Courts and Procedure
1. Delay.
2. Breach of promise.
3. The loss or destruction of evidence.
4. Miscellaneous abuse.
5. Abuse of power by the executive.
6. Entrapment.
7. Double jeopardy.
8. Extradition.
9. Pre-trial publicity.
10. Procedural considerations