Criminal Justice in Europe: A Comparative Study

Hardcover | September 1, 1989

EditorChristopher Harding, Phil Fennell, Nico Jorg

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This new book is the product of a six years association between the Willem Pompe Institution for Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Utrecht and the Law Schools of the University of Wales at Aberystwyth and Cardiff. It contains eighteen comparative studies on criminal justice inthe Netherlands, England, and Wales, concentrating on the central themes of the convergence of the adversarial - British - and inquisitorial - Dutch - system of justice and the increasing `Europeanization' of each by an ever-increasing body of European law.

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This new book is the product of a six years association between the Willem Pompe Institution for Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Utrecht and the Law Schools of the University of Wales at Aberystwyth and Cardiff. It contains eighteen comparative studies on criminal justice inthe Netherlands, England, and Wales, concent...

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The theme of this book is the developing influence of European law and European integration on the criminal justice systems of the Netherlands and England and Wales. It examines the different responses adopted in the two jurisdictions to current problems in criminal justice, against the background of European law. The topics included i...

Christopher Harding is a Reader in Law at University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Phil Fennell is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the Cardiff Law School.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:September 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780198258070

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Table of Contents

1. Constantijn Kelk: Criminal Justice in the Netherlands2. Gavin Dingwall and Alan Davenport: The Evolution of Criminal Justice Policy in the UK3. Nico Jorg, Stewart Field, and Chrisje Brants: Are Inquisitiorial and Adversarial Systems Converging?4. Bert Swart and James Young: The European Convention on Human Rights and Criminal Justice in the Netherlands and the UK5. Christopher Harding and Bert Swart: Intergovernmental Co-operation in the Field of Criminal Law6. Ann Sherlock, Rene Guldenmund, and Christopher Harding: The European Community and Criminal Law7. Chrisje Brants and Stewart Field: Discretion and Accountability in Prosecution: A Comparative Perspective on Keeping Crime Out of Court8. Jos Silvis and Katherine S. Williams: Managing the Drug Problem - Tolerance or Prohibition?9. Phil Fennell and Frans Koenraadt: Diversion, Europeanization and the Mentally Disordered Offender10. Loriane Gelsthorpe, Mike Nellis, Jeanette Bruins, and Annelies van Vliet: Diversion in English and Dutch Juvenile Justice11. Stewart Field, Peter Alldridge, and Nico Jorg: Prosecutors, Examining Judges and Control of Police Investigations12. Alan Davenport and Peter Baauw: Police Detention in the UK and the Netherlands13. Peter Alldridge, Sanneke Berkhout van Poelgeest and Katherine S.Williams: DNA Profiling and the Use of Expert Scientific Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings14. Annemarieke Beyer, Cathy Cobley and Andre Klip: Witness Evidence, Article Six of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Principle of Open Justice15. Jane Morgan, Frans Willem Winkel and Katherine S.Williams: Protection of and Compensation for Victims of Crime16. Contantijn Kelk, Laurence Koffman, and Jos Silvis: Sentencing Practice, Policy and Discretion17. Gillian Douglas and Martin Moerings: Prisoners' Rights in the Netherlands and England and Wales18. Desiree Paridaens and Christopher Harding: The Transfer of Prisoners

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'the volume is a significant addition to the rapidly growing body of comparative work on criminal justice policy, processes and practice... a most useful and rigorous addition to comparative criminology and criminal justice studies.'