Drawing on arguments from the law, research policy, and principle, this book provides an overview of key issues in criminal processes and procedures. The chapters offer coverage of developing areas, such as the use of DNA samples and eyewitness identification evidence, as well as a discussion of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.
The Criminal Process provides an accessible and thought-provoking overview of key issues in criminal processes and procedures, drawing on arguments from the law, research policy, and principle. Following introductory chapters outlining the context of recent changes to the criminal justice process, the theoretical framework, and the various professional roles involved, Andrew Ashworth and Mike Redmayne examine nine key issues in the criminal process, integrating and commenting upon the latest developments in law and practice. The chapters offer up-to-date coverage of developing areas such as the use of DNA samples and eyewitness identification evidence, as well as discussion of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. The book will continue to be the ideal text for all students of criminal justice and criminology, as well as academics and practitioners interested in the criminal justice system.
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Andrew Ashworth is the Vinerian Professor of English Law at All Souls College, Oxford. Mike Redmayne is Senior Lecturer in law at LSE and is actively involved with several journals. He is an editor of Law, Probability and Risk, book reviews editor of the Modern Law Review, and is on the editorial board of Evidence and Proof.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the English criminal process; 2. Towards a framework for evaluation; 3. Ethics, conflicts and conduct; 4. Questioning; 5. Gathering evidence: reliability, privacy and bodily integrity; 6. Gatekeeping and diversion; 7. Prosecutions; 8. Remands before trial; 9. Pre-trial issues: disclosure, delay and abuse of process; 10. Plea; 11. The trial; 12. Appeals; 13. Criminal process values
The Criminal Process by Andrew Ashworth, QC
Andrew Ashworth, QC
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