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Author Roberts, Paul
Title Criminal Evidence and Human Rights : Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (450 pages)
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Note Prelims -- Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Contributors -- Table of Cases -- Table of Legislation -- Introduction - The Human Rights Revolution in Criminal Evidence and Procedure -- 1. A Constitutional Revolution in South African Criminal Procedure? -- 2. Human Rights in Hong Kong Criminal Trials -- 3. Right to Counsel During Custodial Interrogation in Canada: Not Keeping Up with the Common Law Joneses -- 4. Degrading Searches and Illegally Obtained Evidence in the Malaysian Criminal Justice System -- 5. Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Exclusionary Safegurds in Ireland -- 6. The Exclusion of Evidence Obtained by Violating a Fundamental Right: Pragmatism Before Principle in the Strasbourg Jurisprudence -- 7. Normative Evolution in Evidentiary Exclusion: Coercion, Deception and the Right to a Fair Trial -- 8. Ozymandias on Trial: Wrongs and Rights in DNA Cases -- 9. Delayed Complaint, Lost Evidence and Fair Trial: Epistemic and Non-epistemic Concerns -- 10. 'Give Us What You Have' - Information, Compulsion and the Privilege Against Self-Incrimination as a Human Right -- 11. The Presumption of Innocence as a Human Right -- 12. Confronting Confrontation -- 13. Human Deliberation in Fact-Finding and Human Rights in the Law of Evidence -- 14. Reliability, Hearsay and the Right to a Fair Trial in New Zealand -- 15. Finessing the Fair Trial for Complainants and the Accused: Mansions of Justice or Castles in the Air? -- 16. Human Rights, Cosmopolitanism and the Scottish 'Rape Shield' -- Untitled
Criminal procedure in the common law world is being recast in the image of human rights. These essays explore various aspects of the 'human rights revolution' in criminal evidence and procedure in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Ireland, Singapore, Scotland, South Africa and the USA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Roberts, Paul Criminal Evidence and Human Rights : Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2012 9781849464956
Subject Evidence, Criminal.;Human rights
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Alt Author Hunter, Jill
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