Criminal Litigation 2017-2018 by Martin HannibalCriminal Litigation 2017-2018 by Martin Hannibal

Criminal Litigation 2017-2018

byMartin Hannibal, Lisa Mountford

Paperback | July 29, 2017

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Criminal Litigation offers a comprehensive and practical guide to the areas of criminal litigation covered on the Legal Practice Course. Making effective use of realistic case studies backed up by online documentation, the text combines theory with practical considerations and encouragesstudents to focus on putting their knowledge into a practical context. Written in an informal and accessible style, it covers all procedural and evidential issues that arise in criminal cases. The more complex areas of criminal litigation are examined using numerous diagrams, flowcharts, andexamples, while potential changes in the law are highlighted by specially designed "Looking Ahead" boxes. Chapters end with key points summaries and self-test questions, enabling students to quickly sum up what they have read and test their own knowledge.The comprehensive Online Resource Centre offers vital support to students throughout their course. Updates are freely accessible to enable students to keep up to date with developments in the field, while links to other useful websites and legislation encourage students to explore the subject areafully. Additional online chapters exploring the practice and dynamics of police station practice, regulatory crime, and sentencing in road traffic accidents are included for students interested in pursuing specialist areas of accreditation.An interactive timeline distinguishing between the three classifications of offences (summary-only, either-way and indictable-only) helps students to see how the whole criminal litigation process fits together and the issues that they need to bear in mind at particular points. Lecturers are able toaccess video clips of fictional but realistic court proceedings that follow the case studies included in the text; documentation supporting these case studies is also provided via the site. Additional videos cover the procedure at the police station and sentencing in the Crown Court.
Martin Hannibal is a Barrister (currently non-practising). He has wide experience of teaching and examining criminal litigation and advanced criminal practice on undergraduate and professional programmes and on the LPC. Lisa Mountford is a Solicitor with extensive experience as a senior lecturer teaching and examining on criminal law p...
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Title:Criminal Litigation 2017-2018Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 11.5 × 8.11 × 0 inPublished:July 29, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198787677

ISBN - 13:9780198787679

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Criminal Litigation1. Introduction2. An introduction to the law of criminal evidence and advocacy2. Investigation and the Decision to Charge3. The powers to stop, search, and arrest4. Detention and interrogation5. The right to silence at the police station6. Challenging unlawfully and unfairly obtained evidence7. Obtaining identification evidence8. The decision to prosecute and the prosecution's duties of disclosure of evidence3. From Charge to Trial9. Funding of criminal defence services and first appearance process10. The law and practice relating to court bail11. Prosecuting an either-way offence12. Prosecuting summary offences13. Crown Court proceedings pre-trial14. Trial before the Crown Court4. Proving the Case - The Rules of Criminal Evidence15. The burden of proof16. Witness evidence17. Corroboration, the 'Turnbull guidelines' and opinion evidence18. Hearsay evidence19. Character evidence and the accused as a witness at trial20. Private privilege5. Post Conviction: Sentencing and Appeals21. Sentencing procedure and the general principles of sentencing22. Specific types of sentence and the plea in mitigation23. Appeals6. Youth Justice24. Youth justice - introduction25. Prosecuting young offenders26. Sentencing young offendersAppendix 1Additional chapters (online only)