A History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

A History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

By: John Hostettler (author)Paperback

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Among a wealth of topics this book looks at the Rule of Law, the development of the criminal courts, police forces, jury, justices of the peace and individual crimes and punishments. It locates all the iconic events of criminal justice history and law reform within a wider background and context - demonstrating a wealth and depth of knowledge.

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John Hostettler is well-known to readers of Waterside Press books. He is just as at home discussing the Star Chamber or Seven Bishops as he is the impact of the executions of King Charles I, Derek Bentley or Ruth Ellis. From Victorian policing to madness and mayhem, hate crime and miscarriages of justice to radicals, terrorists, human rights or restorative justice, A History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales contains an enormous supply of facts, information, and ideas.


* Origins of Criminal Justice in Anglo-Saxon England * Saxon Dooms - Our Early Laws * The Norman Influence & The Angevin Legacy * Criminal Law In Medieval & Early Modern England * The Common Law in Danger * The Commonwealth * The Whig Supremacy and Adversary Trial * The Jury in the Eighteenth Century * Punishment & Prisons * Nineteenth Century Crime & Policing * Victorian Images * A Century of Criminal Law Reform * Criminal Incapacity * A Revolution in Procedure * Early Twentieth Century * Improvement After World War II * Twenty-First Century Regression? * The Advent of Restorative Justice * Conclusion * Select Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781904380511
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781904380511
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 1904380514

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