Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Human Rights and Criminal Justice

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"The fundamental text on the subject" - New Law Journal This book provides a full and systematic analysis of the impact of UK human rights law on both the substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. 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. Human Rights and Criminal Justice: 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 Human Rights Act 1998 in practice Fully updated to include analysis of the most recent cases Contains new chapters on anti-terrorism and on prisons and the administration of sentences Incorporates important new material into the section on investigative process Reproduces relevant statutory material ensuring this key information is readily to hand. Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1131 pages
  • 160 x 239 x 52mm | 1,402g
  • Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 1847039111
  • 9781847039118
  • 648,363

Table of contents

General Principles. Investigation and Pre-Trial Procedure. Evidence and Procedure at Trial. Criminal Law and Positive Obligations. Sentencing, Appeals and Release from Custody.
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