This book, part of the successful LexisNexis Questions and Answer series, deals with criminal procedure.
The primary purpose of this book is to provide students with an understanding of criminal procedure and to develop their problem-solving skills. Each chapter commences with a summary of relevant law and key issues. Each question is followed by an answer plan, a suggested answer, examiner’s comments and a section on common errors to avoid. The authors also give practical tips on examination technique.
Due to the nature of the subject, questions include essay-based and short answer questions.
Questions cover a comprehensive range of topics including arrest, detention and search after arrest, bail, obtaining evidence and forensic procedures, the right to silence and police interrogation, entry onto and search of premises, sentencing and pleas in mitigation, and the appeal process.
- Summary of Key Issues
- Questions with answer guide, model answers, examiners' comments and common errors to avoid.
Eburn, Howie & Sattler, Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law & Procedure in New South Wales, 2013
Feld, Hemming & Anthony, Criminal Procedure in Australia,2014
Arenson & Bagaric, Criminal Processes and Investigative Procedures: Victoria and Commonwealth 3rd edition, 2015
Table of contents
- Policing: Search, arrest, detention
- Policing: Right to silence and police interrogation
- Commencing proceedings: Charge and bail
- Pleas and double Jeopardy
- The trial process: challenging evidence, relevant courts and jury selection
- Appeal process including sentencing appeals if relevant