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European Criminal Procedures

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Part of Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law

J. R. Spencer, Brigitte Pesquié, Françoise Tulkens, Yves Cartuyvels, Valérie Dervieux, Mireille Delmas-Marty, Mikael Benillouche, Rodolphe Juy-Birmann, Heike Jung, Joerg Biermann, Antoinette Perrodet, Mario Chiavario, Elena Ricci, Eric Mathias, Denis Salas, Marcel Lemonde
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  • Date Published: December 2005
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print April 2009
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521678483

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  • Leading scholars describe and discuss criminal procedure throughout England, Belgium, France, Germany and Italy in this study. They provide up-to-date analyses of the main differences and similarities of each system by examining the accusatorial and inquisitorial traditions; cross influences between the two traditions; and current pressures for harmonization. Extended essays include topics on public prosecutors, the rights of victims and defendants, evidence, negotiated justice and media influence. The volume is of interest to academics and postgraduates in criminal law; comparative, E.U. and human rights lawyers; and lawyers interested in European harmonization and in reforming criminal procedure.

    • Gives a detailed account of five European criminal procedure systems in historical context
    • Provides a description of the accusatorial and inquisitorial traditions
    • This paperback edition has a new preface outlining the main changes that have occurred since the hardback edition appeared in 2002
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    • Date Published: December 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521678483
    • length: 840 pages
    • dimensions: 227 x 153 x 50 mm
    • weight: 1.303kg
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print April 2009
  • Table of Contents

    Preface. 1. Introduction J. R. Spencer
    Part I. Presentation of National Systems:
    2. The Belgian system Brigitte Pesquié, supervised by Françoise Tulkens, revised by Yves Cartuyvels
    3. The English system J. R. Spencer
    4. The French system Valérie Dervieux, supervised by Mireille Delmas-Marty, revised by Mikaël Benillouche and Olivier Bachelet
    5. The German system Rodolphe Juy-Birmann, supervised by Heike Jung, revised by Jörg Biermann
    6. The Italian system Antoinette Perrodet, supervised by Mario Chiavario, revised by Elena Ricci
    Part II. Issues of Current Interest:
    7. The public prosecutor Antoinette Perrodet
    8. The balance of power between the police and the public prosecutor Eric Mathias
    9. The role of the judge Denis Salas, revised by Alejandro Alvarez
    10. Private parties: the rights of the defendant and the victim Mario Chiavario
    11. Evidence J. R. Spencer
    12. Negotiated justice Françoise Tulkens, revised by Yves Cartuyvels and Isabelle Wattier
    13. Justice and the media Marcel Lemonde.

  • Editors

    Mireille Delmas-Marty, Université de Paris I
    Mireille Delmas-Marty is Professor at the Collège de France, where she holds the Chair in Comparative Legal Studies and the Internationalisation of Law. Her publications include Pour un droit commun (1994; published as Towards a Truly Common Law by CUP, 2001), Trois défis pour un droit mondial (1998) and Le Relatif et l'Universel (2004). She is also editor of Droit pénal des affaires (4th edition 2000).

    J. R. Spencer, University of Cambridge
    J. R. Spencer is a Fellow of Selwyn College and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge. His publications include Jackson's Machinery of Justice (8th edition 1989), The Evidence of Children: the Law and the Psychology (2nd edition 1993) and La procédure pénale anglaise (1998). He was also part of the international team of lawyers which produced the EU Corpus Juris project, proposing a unified European law for the prosecution of offences of fraud against the Community budget. As well, he was a consultant to Lord Justice Robin Auld's review of the Criminal Courts.

    Contributors

    J. R. Spencer, Brigitte Pesquié, Françoise Tulkens, Yves Cartuyvels, Valérie Dervieux, Mireille Delmas-Marty, Mikael Benillouche, Rodolphe Juy-Birmann, Heike Jung, Joerg Biermann, Antoinette Perrodet, Mario Chiavario, Elena Ricci, Eric Mathias, Denis Salas, Marcel Lemonde

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