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    Human Rights and Criminal Justice (Hardback) Edited by Julian Knowles, General editor Ben Emmerson, General editor Andrew Ashworth, General editor Alison MacDonald


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    DescriptionThis work provides a full and systematic analysis of the impact of UK human rights law on both the substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. Written by the leading authorities on the subject it offers definitive guidance. It examines first the applicable human rights principles before moving on to consider their impact on specific areas, including the investigation of crime, court procedure, evidence, standards of proof, sentencing, appeals and the rights of victims. Coverage includes detailed analysis of the practical impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, especially the extensive case law. * The foremost guide for UK criminal practitioners showing how their work is affected by Human Rights considerations * Combines analysis of theory and principles with practical guidance * Deals in turn with the practical impact of human rights principles on each area of criminal practice * Examines how the courts have interpreted the Act in practice * Reproduces relevant statutory material ensuring this key information is readily to hand

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    Human Rights and Criminal Justice
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Julian Knowles, General editor Ben Emmerson, General editor Andrew Ashworth, General editor Alison MacDonald
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1040
    ISBN 13: 9780421876101
    ISBN 10: 0421876107

    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
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    BIC subject category V2: LND
    BISAC V2.8: LAW026000
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    DC22: 345.4205
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    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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    Publication date
    22 June 2007
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    Table of contents
    Part I: The European Convention on Human Rights. Principles of Interpretation. The Human Rights Act 1998. Part II: The definition of a criminal charge. Rights relating to arrest and detention in police custody. Entry, search and seizure. Covert investigation. The substantive criminal law. The burden and standard of proof. Retrospectivity and the principle of legal certainty. Issues of criminal responsibility. Double jeopardy. Bail. Aspects of criminal procedure. Criminal evidence. Sentencing and related issues. Appeals. The rights of victims of crime. Appendices.