Criminal Defence And Procedure: Comparative Ethnographies in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States by T. SchefferCriminal Defence And Procedure: Comparative Ethnographies in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States by T. Scheffer

Criminal Defence And Procedure: Comparative Ethnographies in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the…

byT. Scheffer, K. Hannken-illjes, A. Kozin

Hardcover | October 29, 2010

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Procedure is not just a programme or a nexus of formalities. It is something done by legal experts and lay participants in a highly concerted ensemble. Procedure frames and advances all law-relevant activities. This book, written by three authors from different disciplinary backgrounds, provides an in-depth comparison of criminal defence work in different legal cultures. Via an ethnographic comparison, this book also shows how defence work responds to the challenges of different procedural regimes and how it contributes to their individual outcomes. Criminal Defence and Procedure opens up new horizons for legal comparison, inviting novel understandings of procedural law as well as possibilities of legal reform.
THOMAS SCHEFFER is Heisenberg Scholar at the Institute for European Ethnology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, and previously led the law-in-action Research Group at the Free University Berlin. He has conducted ethnographic and discourse analytical research on migration control, social work, legal casework, and parliamentary inqu...
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Title:Criminal Defence And Procedure: Comparative Ethnographies in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the…Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230230229

ISBN - 13:9780230230224

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Introducing Procedure Field Access as an Ongoing Accomplishment Procedural Past: Binding and Unbinding Procedural Future: The Politics of Positioning Procedural Presence - Failing and Learning Courts as Ways of Knowing Postscript Notes References