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Criminal law and practice

Criminal law and practice

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD7869

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Stephen Forster
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2008
  • Type: Book
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Lxxix, 709 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Criminal law and practice is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Stephen Forster.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2008
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.42
  • ISBN: 9781847034496 1847034497
  • OCLC: 251278774

Main Contents

Part I: Criminal law
Introduction to the criminal process
The essential elements of criminal liability
Unlawful homocide: murder and manslaughter
Non-fatal offences against the person and the defence of the consent
Property offences
Participatory liability and inchoate offences
General defences. Part II: Criminal procedure
An introduction to criminal procedure
Police powers
Commencement of proceedings and legal funding of criminal cases
Magistrates' and youth court procedure
Bail procedure
Disclosure of evidence and crown court procedure
Sentencing procedure
Appeal procedure. Part III: Introduction to criminal evidence and proof
Witness evidence
Identification and expert evidence
Character evidence
Hearsay evidence
Corroboration and circumstantial evidence
Confessional evidence and the discretionary power of the trial judge.

Summary Note

Concise yet detailed, this is a practical guide to the essentials of criminal law and procedure. It summarizes the main principles and provides step-by-step explanations of the most important points in criminal procedure. '''

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