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The work of a magistrate

The work of a magistrate

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD7309

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Greenhill
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Shaw & Sons
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-work-of-a-magistrate/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XX, 140 pages ; 22 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, The work of a magistrate is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Shaw & Sons
  • Responsable Person: John Greenhill.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2002
  • General Notes: Originally published: 1994.
    Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7309
  • ISBN: 0721905633 9780721905631
  • OCLC: 59497354

Main Contents

Preface Introduction 1. The history of magistrates and how they are appointed 2. Courts concerned with the work of Magistrates' Courts 3. The magistrate and human rights 4. Out of court duties 5. The Justices' Clerk and legal advisers 6. The magistrate in court 7. Adjournment, remand and bail 8. Jurisdiction: classes of offence and procedures 9. The advocates 10. The unrepresented defendant 11. Evidence generally 12. Committal to the Crown Court for trial of either way offences 13. Sentencing adult offenders 14. Motoring offences 15. The Youth Court 16. Licensing 17. The Family Proceedings Court 18. Miscellaneous matters Postscript

Summary Note

This book aims to prepare newly appointed members of the bench for their responsibilities, and to guide them and their experienced colleagues through the many problems that may confront them. It also aims to assist the court clerk and the advocate to perform their court duties more effectively.

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