This timely publication explains the duties and responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice created in 2007.
The New Ministry of Justice provides an accessible introduction but with sufficient detail for the more critical reader seeking to understand both the historic and modern-day role of this key office of State (and its predecessors the Lord Chancellor's Department and Department of Constitutional Affairs).
Easy to read - written in the style of the acclaimed Waterside Press Introductory Series - this handbook contains a wealth of information making it an indispensable resource. An ideal text for students and practitioners alike.
An Introduction and The Criminal Justice System: An Introduction
The contents of The New Ministry of Justice include:
A Basic Overview The Judiciary, Courts and Tribunals Prisons, Probation and Parole Ombudsmen, Inspectors and Monitors Law-Making and Legal Services Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Sentencing Policy and Guidelines A Note of the department's Extensive Miscellaneous Responsibilities The Role of the Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor
Reviews (of the First Edition with The New Home Office)
Internet Law Book Reviews Thames View Justice of the Peace
Bryan Gibson is a barrister-at-law and a former a clerk to the justices. He is editor-in-chief of Waterside Press. David Faulkner teaches at the Oxford Centre for Criminal justice Research and is a former Deputy Secretary of State at the Home Office.
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 24th July 2008