Criminal Procedure and Sentencing provides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the process of the criminal courts.
The ninth edition has been fully revised and significantly expanded to include more information about the workings of the criminal courts of England and Wales.
The supporting website offers readers access to regular updates to the law and also a comprehensive set of web links and advice on additional reading and research for those seeking to engage in critical evaluation of the criminal justice system.
This is an ideal text for anyone studying the criminal justice system at a professional or academic level. The author's authoritative yet engaging writing style brings the subject to life and helps to explain complex issues in an easy-to-understand way.
Peter Hungerford-Welch is a Professor of Law and Assistant Dean (Head of Professional Programmes) at the City Law School, City, University of London. He teaches on the Bar Professional Training Course LLM in the areas of Criminal Litigation and Sentencing, Fraud and Economic Crime, and Advanced Criminal Litigation. Peter also teaches Criminal Justice: The Process of the Criminal Courts, and Sentencing: Theory and Practice on the School's LLM programme.
1: Chapter 1: Preliminaries; 2: Chapter 2: Bail; 3: Chapter 3: Classification of Offences and Allocation of Either-Way Offences; 4: Chapter 4: Disclosure; 5: Chapter 5: Summary Trial; 6: Chapter 6: Young Defendants and Youth Court Trials; 7: Chapter 7: Appeals from Magistrates' Courts and Youth Courts; 8: Chapter 8: Sending Cases to the Crown Court for Trial; 9: Chapter 9: Indictments; 10: Chapter 10: Crown Court Trial; 11: Chapter 11: Appeals to the Court of Appeal; 12: Chapter 12: Legal Aid and Costs; 13: Chapter 13: Sentencing Principles and Procedure; 14: Chapter 14: Sentencing Adult Offenders; 15: Chapter 15: Sentencing Young Offenders