Righting miscarriages of justice?: ten years of the Criminal Cases Review Commission

The Commission's origins and powers -- The meaning of safety -- The approach to fresh evidence (1) - pendleton and after - The approach to fresh evidence (2) - expert evidence -- The approach to fresh evidence (3) - further considerations -- Modern standards of fairness -- Changes in the law --...

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Contributors: Elks, Laurie (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London Justice c2008
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The Commission's origins and powers -- The meaning of safety -- The approach to fresh evidence (1) - pendleton and after - The approach to fresh evidence (2) - expert evidence -- The approach to fresh evidence (3) - further considerations -- Modern standards of fairness -- Changes in the law -- Homicide cases -- Sexual offences cases -- Police and prosecution misconduct cases -- The commission in the magistrates' court -- The Commission's sentencing jurisdiction -- The Commission in Northern Ireland -- Three further topics - non-disclosure, the impact of the Human Rights Act and the significance of plea -- Reflections
Physical Description:397 S. 21 cm
ISBN:9780907247456