Download e-book for iPad: Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law by Paul Roberts, Jill Hunter

By Paul Roberts, Jill Hunter

ISBN-10: 1849461724

ISBN-13: 9781849461726

Felony process within the universal legislation global is being recast within the photo of human rights. The cumulative effect of human rights legislation - either overseas and household - presages a revolution in universal legislation procedural traditions. The essays during this assortment discover numerous elements of the 'human rights revolution' in felony proof and process within the US, Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Republic of eire, Singapore, Scotland, and South Africa. The members supply specialist reviews in their personal household legislations and perform with common connection with comparative reviews in different jurisdictions. a few essays concentrate on particular themes, equivalent to proof received through torture, the presumption of innocence, rumour, the privilege opposed to self-incrimination, and 'rape defend' legislation. Others search to attract extra basic classes in regards to the context of legislations reform, the epistemic calls for of definitely the right to a good trial, the household effect of supra-national criminal criteria (especially the ecu courtroom of Human Rights), and the scope for re-imagining universal legislation approaches in the course of the medium of human rights. This edited assortment showcases the newest theoretically proficient, methodologically astute, and doctrinally rigorous scholarship in legal process and proof, in human rights, and in comparative legislation. The booklet should be an immense addition to the literature in all of those fields.

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329 s 140 .............................................................................................................. 329 Legal Services Act 2000 s 51 .................................................................................................................. 97 ss 51–52 ........................................................................................................... 98 s 52(1)(b) ..........................................................................................................

73 (1) ................................................................................................................. 72 (2)(g) ............................................................................................................. 72 Court of Final Appeal Ordinance s 9 .................................................................................................................... 64 s 16 ..................................................................................................................

373 Starrs v Ruxton 1999 SCCR 1052 ..................................................................... 373 T, Petitioner 1997 SLT 724 ........................................................................ 371, 373 Thomson v HM Advocate 2001 SCCR 162 ....................................................... 378 Wright v HM Advocate 2005 SCCR 780 ..................................................... 384–85 USA Barker v Wingo, 407 US 514 (1972) ..................................................................

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