Criminal Justice

Paperback | August 15, 2010

byAndrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton

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What does it mean to be 'under arrest'? Who can limit police powers, and why do miscarriages of justice occur? The fourth edition of Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, as well as thought-provoking insights into how it mightbe altered and improved. Tracing the procedures surrounding the apprehension, investigation and trial of suspected offenders, this book is the ideal companion for law and criminology students alike. As the authors combine the relevant legislation with fresh research findings and policy initiatives,the resulting text is a fascinating blend of socio-legal analysis. Whilst retaining its authoritative treatment of the issues at the heart of criminal justice, the fourth edition has been fully updated with recent developments, including recent terrorism legislation and the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. Students are aided by the addition of chaptersummaries and further reading lists, while a new Online Resource Centre directs them to related cases and current events, successfully highlighting the importance and ever-changing nature of the subject.Online Resource Centre* Updates * Web links

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What does it mean to be 'under arrest'? Who can limit police powers, and why do miscarriages of justice occur? The fourth edition of Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, as well as thought-provoking insights into how it mightbe altered and improved. Tracing the procedur...

Andrew Sanders is Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Manchester. Richard Young is Professor of Law and Policy Research at the University of Bristol. Mandy Burton is Lecturer in Law at the University of Leicester.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:760 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199541310

ISBN - 13:9780199541317

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1. The aims and values of 'criminal justice'2. Stop and search3. Arrest4. Detention in the police station5. Police questioning of suspects6. Non-interrogatory evidence7. Prosecutions8. The mass production of guilty pleas9. Summary justice in the Magistrates' courts10. Trial by judge and jury11. Appeals against conviction12. Regulating the criminal justice system13. Victims, the accused and the future of criminal justice