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(p. 19) 2. Definitions, terminology and the criminal process 

(p. 19) 2. Definitions, terminology and the criminal process
(p. 19) 2. Definitions, terminology and the criminal process

Katherine S. Williams

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date: 12 November 2019

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter explains the definition of crime and how it is differently interpreted. The discussions cover the judicial process; formal sources of criminal law; enforcement of criminal laws; the criminal; terminology and classification (felonies and misdemeanours, arrestable and non-arrestable offences, and indictable and summary offences); appeals; limits of prosecution; evidence; and punishment.

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