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Criminal Justice and Human Rights : Pressing Problems in the Law, Volume 1 - P. B. H. Birks

Criminal Justice and Human Rights

Pressing Problems in the Law, Volume 1

By: P. B. H. Birks (Editor)

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Published: 18th May 1995
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This is the first volume of essays arising from an exceptional series of seminars on criminal justice and human rights held earlier this year. The contributors, among them distinguished members of the judiciary and esteemed academics, have produced a set of vigorous and topical essays which will be essential reading for anyone concerned about criminal law, the future direction of the British criminal justice system, and the currently evolving changes in the position of the law on the critical areas of freedom of speech and expression as it moves to meet the challenges of swiftly shifting social, political and technological priorities and boundaries.

Editor's Preface
Table of United Kingdom Cases
Table of Cases from Other Jurisdictions
Table of United Kingdom Legislation
Table of Legislation from Other Jurisdictions
Table of International Instruments
The Report of the Royal Commission: A view from Scotlandp. 1
Trends and Techniques in the Law of Evidencep. 13
Righting the Wrongs: How best to remedy miscarriages of justicep. 35
Principles, Practice, and Criminal Justicep. 43
Fraud and the Criminal Lawp. 49
Some Procedural Problems in Criminal Fraud Casesp. 59
The Right to Silence in Cases of Serious Fraudp. 75
Self-Incrimination and the European Convention on Human Rightsp. 89
The Particularity of Serious Fraudp. 99
Freedom of Speech in an Era of Mass Communicationp. 109
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rightsp. 117
Freedom of Speech and Racial Equalityp. 125
Emergence of a European Conception of Freedom of Speechp. 149
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ISBN: 9780198260424
ISBN-10: 0198260423
Series: Pressing Problems in the
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 18th May 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 20.73  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.51