The second edition of Criminal Justice sets out to show the wider, socio-legal context of criminal law by explaining all parts of the criminal justice system.
The reader will find comprehensive coverage of the institutions, the procedures and the decision-making processes which make up the criminal justice system, including the police, the prosecution and court processes, and the prison system. Recent developments are thoroughly analysed, including the proposals for the reorganisation of the criminal courts, changes in sentencing policy and reform of the youth justice system.
* Fullyconsiders the formal framework of rules and procedures
* Analyses in detail all aspects of the criminal justice system
A system for criminal justice. The police-organisation and control. The police-crime and investigation. The investigation of crime. The prosecution process. Courts and trials. Preparing for a trial. Evidence, witnesses and the course of trial. Issues in sentencing. The prison system of England and Wales. Youth justice.