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Comparative criminal procedure

Author: Jacqueline E Ross; Stephen Thaman
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016.
Series: Research handbooks in comparative law.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Handbook presents innovative research that compares different criminal procedure systems by focusing on the mechanisms by which legal systems seek to avoid error, protect rights, ground their legitimacy, expand lay participation in the criminal process and develop alternatives to criminal trials, such as plea bargaining, as well as alternatives to the criminal process as a whole, such as intelligence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline E Ross; Stephen Thaman
ISBN: 9781781007198 1781007195
OCLC Number: 953030050
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Contents: Part I Introduction: Mapping dialogue and change in comparative criminal procedure / Jacqueline E. Ross and Stephen C. Thaman --
Part II Holistic comparisons --
1. Limits on the search for truth in criminal procedure: a comparative view / Jenia Iontcheva Turner --
2. Ensuring the factual reliability of criminal convictions: reasoned judgments or a return to formal rules of evidence? / Stephen C. Thaman --
Part III Diachronic comparisons A. Screening mechanisms --
3. Anticipatory bail in India: addressing misuse of the criminal justice process? / Vikramaditya S. Khanna and Kartikey Mahajan --
4. Mechanisms for screening prosecutorial charging decisions in the United States and Taiwan / Tzu-te Wen and Andrew D. Leipold --
5. Standards for making factual determinations in arrest and pretrial detention: a comparative analysis of law and practice / Richard Vogler and Shahrzad Fouladvand --
B. Pretrial investigation --
6. Procedural economy in pre-trial procedure: developments in Germany and the United States / Shawn Marie Boyne --
7. From the domestic to the European: an empirical approach to comparative custodial legal advice / Jacqueline S. Hodgson --
8. A comparative perspective on the exclusionary rule in search and seizure cases / Christopher Slobogin --
9. Silence, self-incrimination, and hazards of globalization / Jason Mazzone --
C. Adjudication: Jury Trials --
10. Rumba justice and the Spanish jury trial / Elisabetta Grande --
11. Japan's lay judge system / David T. Johnson --
12. The French case for requiring juries to give reasons: safeguarding defendants or guarding the judges? / Mathilde Cohen --
Part IV Synchronic comparisons: alternatives to trial, to criminal investigations, and to the criminal process itself --
13. Special investigative techniques in post-Soviet states: the divide between preventive policing and criminal investigation / Nikolai Kovalev and Stephen C. Thaman --
14. The emergence of foreign intelligence investigations as alternatives to the criminal process: a view of American counterterrorism surveillance through German lenses / Jacqueline E. Ross --
V Epilogue --
Strength, weakness, or both? on the endurance of the adversarial-inquisitorial systems in comparative criminal procedure / Máximo Langer.
Series Title: Research handbooks in comparative law.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline E. Ross, Stephen C. Thaman.

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The ideal readership for this Handbook includes law students, scholars of criminal procedure and comparative law, as well as civil liberties lawyers. Scholars of national security, the European  Read more...

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