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1. The aims and values of ‘criminal justice’

1. The aims and values of ‘criminal justice’  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
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9780191783692
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0001
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9780199541317
This chapter discusses the nature and structure of ‘criminal justice’; proving guilt and innocence; adversarial and inquisitorial theories of criminal justice; recent trends in criminal ... More
11. Appeals against conviction

11. Appeals against conviction  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
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9780191783692
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10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0011
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This chapter examines appeal procedures. It discusses the values that should underpin appellate procedures; appeals from the magistrates' courts; appeals from the Crown Court to the Court ... More
3. Arrest

3. Arrest  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
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9780191783692
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0003
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This chapter examines how far the police are, and should be, allowed to infringe the freedom of the individual through arrest. It considers the legal rules and their effectiveness in ... More
8. Community sentences

8. Community sentences  

George Mair

in Criminal Justice (2nd edn)

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Jul 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191783951
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10.1093/he/9780199694969.003.0008
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This chapter begins with a brief overview of the history of community sentences as alternatives to custody. It then explores the current situation with regard to community sentences and ... More
11. Court orders for young offenders

11. Court orders for young offenders  

Susan Easton and Christine Piper

in Sentencing and Punishment: The Quest for Justice (4th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191805981
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10.1093/he/9780198744825.003.0011
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9780198744825
This chapter focuses on the ways and the extent to which the courts deal differently with children and young people under 18 who commit criminal offences or behave antisocially. It ... More
5. Courts and the trial process

5. Courts and the trial process  

Steven Cammiss

in Criminal Justice (2nd edn)

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Jul 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191783951
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10.1093/he/9780199694969.003.0005
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This chapter first considers the functions of the courts and questions whether there are other, more symbolic functions at play than finding the truth. It then outlines the court system, ... More
1. Criminal justice: the policy landscape

1. Criminal justice: the policy landscape  

Loraine Gelsthorpe

in Criminal Justice (2nd edn)

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Jul 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191783951
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694969.003.0001
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9780199694969
This chapter charts some of the major developments in modern British society against which changes in criminal justice policy should be seen: the emergence of a culture of control amidst ... More
4. Detention in the police station

4. Detention in the police station  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783692
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0004
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9780199541317
This chapter examines how real the checks, controls, and safeguards provided in the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 are, and also evaluates the effect of the European Convention on ... More
3. Determining ‘just deserts’

3. Determining ‘just deserts’  

Susan Easton and Christine Piper

in Sentencing and Punishment: The Quest for Justice (4th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191805981
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198744825.003.0003
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9780198744825
Seriousness and proportionality are key concepts in the ‘just deserts’ approach to sentencing which was endorsed by the Criminal Justice Act 1991. This chapter analyses the extent to which ... More
1. Developing penal policy

1. Developing penal policy  

Susan Easton and Christine Piper

in Sentencing and Punishment: The Quest for Justice (4th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191805981
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198744825.003.0001
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9780198744825
This chapter begins by discussing the nature of punishment before focusing on key questions in penal policy including justice, risk, and human rights. It also considers the principal ... More

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