ISBN-13: 9780199656165 ISBN-10: 0199656169 Publication Date: 6 Sep 2012 Imprint: Oxford University Press Availability: OUT OF PRINT REPLACED BY: 9780199677634 Free Stock: Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date if and when we have more information. NB: Your credit card will NOT be charged until we ship the item.
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The bestselling complete guide to the magistrates' court
Andrew Keogh offers you a practical resource you can trust
Pocket-sized format is ideal for everyday use at court
Essential extracts from the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines
Cross-referencing to Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2013 guides you to in-depth commentary
New to this edition
Coverage of new sentencing guidelines on burglary, drugs, and dangerous dogs
Increased material on road traffic offences
Expanded coverage of extradition
This new edition of the bestselling Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook provides a complete practical guide for the busy magistrates' court advocate. Incorporating essential extracts from the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines, Andrew Keogh offers all you need in one trustworthy source.
Covering all the key aspects of magistrates' court practice, the book focuses on the areas most likely to arise at short notice requiring an instant response from the advocate, as well as on those offences most frequently experienced at court, such as public order, drugs, weapons, driving, criminal damage, and sexual offences.
Blackstone'sMagistrates' Court Handbook 's easy-to-use pocket-sized format facilitates quick reading and instant decision-making. Tables, flow-charts, and a clear system of icons aid comprehension and speedy navigation. Cross-referencing to Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2013 provides you with easy access to in-depth commentary.
Part A Procedure and Evidence A1: Abuse of Process A2: Adjournments A3: Admissibility and Exclusion of Evidence A4: Advance Information A5: Amending Charge A6: Appeals and Reopening A7: Bad Character A8: Bail A9: Binding Rulings A10: Case Management A11: Clerks Retiring with Justices A12: Commencing Proceedings A13: Constitution and Jurisdiction A14: Committal, Sending, and Transfer for Trial A15: Costs (Defendants) A16: Court Appointed Legal Representatives A17: Custody Time Limits A18: Disclosure A19: Evidence in Civil Cases A20: Extradition A21: Handcuffs Applications A22: Hearsay A23: Human Rights A24: Identification Evidence A25: Legal Aid A26: Mental Disorder A27: Misbehaviour at Court A28: Mode of Trial, Allocation, and Plea Before Venue A29: Presence of Defendant in Court A30: Remand Periods A31: Reporting Restrictions A32: Special Measures and Vulnerable Witnesses A33: Submission of No Case A34: Transfer of Criminal Cases A35: Video Links A36: Warrants A37: Witnesses, Issue of Summons or Warrant Part B: Youth Court B1: General Provisions B2: Mode of Trial and Allocation B3: Bail: Young Offenders B4: Sentencing Part C: Offences C1: Animal Offences C2: Anti-Social Behaviour Order, Breach of C3: Bail, Failure to Surrender C4: Communication Network Offences C5: Criminal Damage C6: Drugs C7: Education Act C8: Fail to Comply with Notification Requirements, Sex Offenders Register C9: Immigration Offences C10: Prison Offences C11: Protective Order, Breach of C12: Public Order C13: Road Traffic Offences, Definitions C14: Road Traffic Offences, Suitable for Fine/Discharge C15: Sexual Offences C16: Theft, Fraud, and Evasion C17: Violence against the person Part D: Sentencing D1: Age of Offender D2: Alteration of Sentence D3: Anti-Social Behaviour Orders D4: Banning Orders D5: Bind Over D6: Breach of Community Order D7: Breach of Supervision Order D8: Committal for Sentence D9: Committal for Sentence: Dangerous Young Offender D10: Community Orders and Sentences: General D11: Community Punishment and Rehabilitation Orders D12: Community Punishment Order D13: Community Rehabilitation Order D14: Compensation Order D15: Conditional and Absolute Discharge D16: Confiscation, Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 D17: Custodial Sentences D18: Dangerous Offenders D19: Deferment of Sentence D20: Deportation, Automatic D21: Deprivation Order D22: Detention and Training Order D23: Detention in Young Offender Institution D24: Detention under Section 91 PCC(S)A 2000 D25: Discounts for Early Plea D26: Disqualification from Driving D27: Disqualification of Company Directors D28: Drinking Banning Order D29: Exclusion from Licensed Premises D30: Exclusion Order D31: Financial Circumstances Order D32: Financial Reporting Order D33: Fines D34: Forfeiture Order D35: Guardianship and Hospital Orders D36: Newton Hearings D37: Offences Taken into Consideration D38: Parenting Order D39: Parents and Guardians, Liability and Responsibility D40: Penalty Points for Driving Offences D41: Prescribed Minimum Sentences D42: Pre-Sentence Drug Testing D43: Pre-Sentence Reports D44: Previous Convictions D45: Prosecution Costs D46: Racially and Religiously Aggravated Crimes D47: Referral Orders D48: Remand to Hospital for Reports D49: Remitting a Juvenile D50: Reparation Order D51: Restitution Order D52: Restraining Order D53: Return to Custody D54: Sentencing Guidelines Issued by Sentencing Council D55: Sexual Offences Notification Requirements D56: Sexual Offences Prevention Order D57: Sexual Orientation or Disability D58: Supervision Order D59: Surcharge Order D60: Suspended Sentences D61: Time on Remand D62: Youth Rehabilitation Order: Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 Appendices Appendix 1: Application for Costs Against Convicted Defendants Appendix 2: Bar Council Guidance: Court Appointed Legal Representatives Appendix 3: Penalty Notices for Disorder Appendix 4: Criminal Procedure Rules 2011 Appendix 5: Relevant Offences for the Purposes of Special Measures Direction Appendix 6: Fraud Guideline Appendix 7: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 Appendix 8: Dangerous Dogs Sentencing Guideline
Andrew Keogh is a criminal solicitor running his own firm specializing in criminal and regulatory work. He is the founder and editor of CrimeLine - a free weekly criminal law updater with over 18,000 subscribers. He has authored a number of books and is a contributor to OUP's Blackstone's Criminal Practice, and Criminal Costs: A Practical Guide.