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Welcome to your Criminal Procedure reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Criminal Procedure and Sentencing 8th edn. by Criminal Procedure & Sentencingprovides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the criminal justice system and sentencing and has been thoroughly revised and updated in the light of changes to the funding of legal aid and widespread changes to the legal system. The 8th edition focuses on a thorough explanation of the law and offers a clear and comprehensive account of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules and the implications of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 as well as recent case law. The author also considers alternatives to prosecution as well as important developments in sentencing, including the creation of the Sentencing Council by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 and recent key Court of Appeal decisions affecting sentencing procedure and sentencing principles. The author's authoritative yet engaging writing style brings the subject to life and helps to explain complex issues in an easy-to-understand way. With a helpful glossary as well as suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, this is an ideal text for anyone with an interest in the criminal justice system. The supporting website offers readers access to regular updates to the law but also a comprehensive set of web links and advice on additional reading and research for those seeking to engage in critical evaluation of the criminal justice system.
Call Number: 345.4205 HUN + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
Criminal Process by The Criminal Process provides an accessible and thought-provoking overview of key issues in criminal processes and procedures, drawing on arguments from the law, research policy, and principle. Following introductory chapters outlining the context of recent changes to the criminal justiceprocess, the theoretical framework, and the various professional roles involved, Andrew Ashworth and Mike Redmayne examine nine key issues in the criminal process, integrating and commenting upon the latest developments in law and practice. The chapters offer up-to-date coverage of developing areassuch as the use of DNA samples and eyewitness identification evidence, as well as discussion of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. The book will continue to be the ideal text for all students of criminal justice and criminology, as well as academics and practitioners interested in the criminal justice system.
Call Number: 364 ASH
Publication Date: 2005
Criminal Justice by What does it mean to be 'under arrest'? Who can limit police powers, and why do miscarriages of justice occur? The fourth edition of Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, as well as thought-provoking insights into how it mightbe altered and improved. Tracing the procedures surrounding the apprehension, investigation and trial of suspected offenders, this book is the ideal companion for law and criminology students alike. As the authors combine the relevant legislation with fresh research findings and policy initiatives,the resulting text is a fascinating blend of socio-legal analysis. Whilst retaining its authoritative treatment of the issues at the heart of criminal justice, the fourth edition has been fully updated with recent developments, including recent terrorism legislation and the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. Students are aided by the addition of chaptersummaries and further reading lists, while a new Online Resource Centre directs them to related cases and current events, successfully highlighting the importance and ever-changing nature of the subject.Online Resource Centre* Updates * Web links
Call Number: 364 SAN
Publication Date: 2010
Sentencing and Criminal Justice 6th edn. by Now in its sixth edition, Sentencing and Criminal Justice has been extensively rewritten to reflect recent legislation, guidelines and judicial decisions. New material includes comparative sentencing research, which looks at models from other countries in comparison with the approach in England and Wales, and an additional chapter focusing on civil preventive orders and other ancillary orders. Written with clarity of expression coupled with critical analysis, this textbook offers an unrivalled combination of expertise, accessibility and coverage. This is the essential text for anyone interested in criminal justice.
Call Number: 345.410772 ASH
Publication Date: 2015