Gbs preview button

Criminal litigation handbook

Hannibal, Martin

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Martin Hannibal, Lisa Mountford
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Physical Details
    • xl, 649 pages ; 30 cm
  • ISBNs 9780199276066, 0199276064
  • OCLC ocm60402031

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • The terminology of criminal litigation and its personnel -- An overview of a criminal case -- Criminal litigation and the pervasive subjects -- An introduction to the law of criminal evidence -- The powers to stop, search, and arrest -- Detention and interrogation -- The right to silence at the police station -- Unlawfully and unfairly obtained evidence -- Confession evidence -- Obtaining identification evidence -- Advising at the police station : practical steps -- The decision to prosecute -- Public funding and early stages of the criminal justice process -- The law and practice relating to court bail -- Prosecuting an either-way offence -- Pre-trial disclosure of evidence -- Summary proceedings -- Crown Court proceedings pre-trial -- Trial before the Crown Court -- The burden of proof -- Witnesses evidence : the preliminary issues -- The rules relating to witness testimony -- Corroboration, the "Turnbull guidelines," and opinion evidence -- Hearsay evidence -- The rules of evidence and the accused at trial -- Private privilege -- General principles of sentencing -- Custodial sentences -- Non-custodial sentences and ancillary orders -- Sentencing in road traffic cases -- Sentencing in practice -- Appeals -- Youth justice