Witness Testimony in Sexual Cases
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Pamela Radcliffe, Gisli H. Gudjonsson CBE, Anthony Heaton-Armstrong, Barrister in Independent Practice David Wolchover, David Wolchover
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-21 - Publisher:

Sexual cases are inherently complex and sometimes controversial presenting the practitioner with a multitude of procedural and legal challenges. The increasing number of sexual cases, often historic, places significant demands upon the criminal justice system. Sexual offending is recognized as a specialist area which demands unique skills from the practitioner
Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Paul Roberts, Michael Stockdale
Categories: LAW
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-30 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Forensic science evidence plays a pivotal role in modern criminal proceedings. Yet such evidence poses intense practical and theoretical challenges. It can be unreliable or misleading and has been associated with miscarriages of justice. In this original and insightful book, a global team of prominent scholars and practitioners explore the
The Psychology of Criminal Investigation
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Andy Griffiths, Rebecca Milne
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-20 - Publisher: Routledge

The contribution of psychological research to the prevention of miscarriages of justice and the development of effective investigative techniques is now established to a point where law enforcement agencies in numerous countries either employ psychologists as part of their staff, or work in cooperation with academic institutions. The application of
The Integrity of Criminal Process
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Jill Hunter, Paul Roberts, Simon N M Young, David Dixon
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-11 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Criminal proceedings, it is often now said, ought to be conducted with integrity. But what, exactly, does it mean for criminal process to have, or to lack, 'integrity'? Is integrity in this sense merely an aspirational normative ideal, with possibly diffuse influence on conceptions of professional responsibility? Or is it
The Criminal Process
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Liz Campbell, Mike Redmayne
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The fifth edition of The Criminal Process continues in the tradition of previous editions in providing an insightful and stimulating analysis of the key issues in criminal processes and procedures. The authors draw on arguments from the law, research, policy, and principle, to present an authoritative overview of this area