Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law by Paul Roberts, Jill Hunter

By Paul Roberts, Jill Hunter

Felony process within the universal legislations global is being recast within the photograph of human rights. The cumulative influence of human rights legislation - either overseas and family - presages a revolution in universal legislations procedural traditions. The essays during this assortment discover numerous elements of the 'human rights revolution' in legal 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 individuals supply specialist reviews in their personal family legislation and perform with common connection with comparative studies in different jurisdictions. a few essays specialise in particular issues, comparable to facts bought via torture, the presumption of innocence, rumour, the privilege opposed to self-incrimination, and 'rape defend' legislation. Others search to attract extra common classes in regards to the context of legislations reform, the epistemic calls for of the correct to a good trial, the household influence of supra-national felony criteria (especially the eu court docket of Human Rights), and the scope for re-imagining universal legislation methods during the medium of human rights. This edited assortment showcases the newest theoretically expert, methodologically astute, and doctrinally rigorous scholarship in felony approach and proof, in human rights, and in comparative legislation. The e-book may be a tremendous addition to the literature in all of those fields.

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327 s 23 .................................................................................................................. 97 (1)(b)............................................................................................................. 328, 345, 364 (f) .................................................................................... 19, 327, 329 s 4 .......................................................................................................... 239, 329 s 5 ..................................................................................................................

371 s 57 ................................................................................................................ 371 Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1976.............................................................. 57 s 2 ............................................................................................................ 386–87 Sexual Offences (Criminal Procedure) (Scotland) Act 2002 ....................... 374, 380 Table of Legislation xxxix Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997 ..........................................

249 s 122 .............................................................................................................. 330 s 139 .............................................................................................................. 329 s 140 .............................................................................................................. 329 Legal Services Act 2000 s 51 ..................................................................................................................

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