Australian Criminal Justice

Paperback | April 28, 2005

byMark Findlay, Stephen Odgers, Stanley Yeo

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Australian Criminal Justice 3e provides a clear overview and critical examination of the Australian criminal justice process. Fully updated abd revised, the third edition of this leading text analses the influences that mould criminal justice and examines the institutional and administrativefeatures of its operation in Australian jurisdictions. The book includes topical coverage of the continued reduction of inidividual rights and judicial power for the sake of community protection, Australia's place in recent developments in International Criminal Justice, and the new investigativebodies formed to fight terrorism and people smuggling It begins with the theory and basic elements of the criminal law then guides readers chronologically through the stages of a case: investigation, pretrial decision making, trial, evidence, sentencing, punishment and penalty, and appeal. The final chapter persuasively reveals the flaws in theAustralian system, through the examination of groups who experience discrimination in the criminal justice system.

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Australian Criminal Justice 3e provides a clear overview and critical examination of the Australian criminal justice process. Fully updated abd revised, the third edition of this leading text analses the influences that mould criminal justice and examines the institutional and administrativefeatures of its operation in Australian juris...

Mark Findlay is at University of Sydney.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.91 inPublished:April 28, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195517385

ISBN - 13:9780195517385

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Preface to third editionAn introduction to criminal justice1. Criminal responsibility2. Investigation3. The new investigators4. Pre-trial5. Trial6. Evidence7. Punishment and penalty8. Sentencing9. Appeal10. And justice for all?Conclusion