Blackstones Criminal Practice 2008

Hardcover | October 11, 2007

byDavid Ormerod, The Right Honourable Lord Justice Hooper

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Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2008 provides in a single, well-referenced , and affordable volume all the material truly essential to criminal practice in all criminal courts. Expert commentary of uncompromising quality has ensured the book's position as a leading reference for the criminalcriminal practitioner. General Editors Lord Justice Hooper and Professor David Ormerod lead a team of expert academic and practitioner contributors, offering authoritative, clear and comprehensive guidance and analysis on all aspects of criminal court practiceStructured for clarity and ease of use, the book is divided into six substantive Parts (A to F) and nine appendices including up-to-date text of the Criminal Procedure Rules, PACE Codes, Disclosure materials, and A-G Guidelines.Part A on Criminal Law: A rigorous and detailed treatise of the general legal principles of criminal law including the essential elements of crime, defences, liability, parties, and jurisdiction.Part B on Offences: A systematic analysis of key substantive offences setting out necessary definitions, forms of indictments, applicable procedural rules, sentencing guidelines, alternative verdicts, defences, elements and so forth.Part C on Road Traffic Offences: In-depth coverage of all road traffic offencesPart D on Procedure: Step-by-step guidance covering the practice and procedure of a case from police investigation, through trial (both summary trial and trial on indictment), to final appeal.Part E on Sentencing: Clear and authoritative guidance on every aspect of sentencing including custodial sentences, community sentences, orders, fines, disqualification and rehabilitation.Part F on Evidence: Detailed coverage of the principles and practice governing the complex area of evidence.The 2008 edition has been fully updated and revised to cover recent legislative changes including; the Fraud Act 2006; the Companies Act 2006; the Police and Justice Act 2006; the Road Safety Act 2006; the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006; the Serious and organised Crime Act 2007; amendments to theCPR; and new sentencing guidelines from the SGC, including those on sexual offences, breach of protective orders, and domestic violence.Free online monthly update - organised by date and by Part and cross-referenced to the main work, with links to the full text of relevant judgments and legislationBlackstone's Criminal Practice Bulletin - free quarterly newsletter designed to alert practitioners to key developments in criminal law and sentencingAlso available as a CD-ROM.

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Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2008 provides in a single, well-referenced , and affordable volume all the material truly essential to criminal practice in all criminal courts. Expert commentary of uncompromising quality has ensured the book's position as a leading reference for the criminalcriminal practitioner. General Editors Lord Ju...

Blackstone's Criminal Practice is written by a distinguished team of contributors, representing the accumulated experience of the Bench, the Bar, the solicitors' profession, and the academic world. The team is headed by Lord Justice Hooper and Professor David Ormerod.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:3424 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.91 inPublished:October 11, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

A. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE LAWB. OFFENCESC. ROAD TRAFFIC OFFENCESD. PROCEDUREE. SENTENCINGF. EVIDENCE