Jacksons Machinery of Justice by J. R. SpencerJacksons Machinery of Justice by J. R. Spencer

Jacksons Machinery of Justice

byJ. R. Spencer

Paperback | January 27, 1989

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First published in 1940, R.M. Jackson's Machinery of Justice in England long has been established as the classic text on the subject, unparalleled in its lucidity, breadth of treatment, and critical engagement with the issues involved. For this eighth edition, J.R. Spencer has undertaken a further full-scale revision, incorporating such major recent innovations as the Police and Criminal Evidence Act of 1984 and the Prosecution of Offences Act of 1985.
Title:Jacksons Machinery of JusticeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:560 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.26 inShipping dimensions:9.21 × 6.14 × 1.26 inPublished:January 27, 1989Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521317673

ISBN - 13:9780521317672

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Preface to the first edition of 'The Machinery of Justice in England'; 1. Historical introduction; 2. Civil jurisdiction; 3. Tribunals; 4. Criminal jurisdiction; 5. The personnel of the law; 6. The European dimension; 7. The cost of the law; 8. Law reform; Index.

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"Professor Jackson's robust and lucid style distinguishes [this book] from all its rivals. Here is a man who not only knows his own mind but is prepared to reveal it with vigour and clarity. The principal strengths of this book lie in its clear presentation of the subject...and above all in its critical appraisal...those who regard the legal system as one of their special interests owe a special debt to Professor Jackson for his sustained work over the years." The Times Higher Education Supplement