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Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook 2016

Our Price: £54.99 
Author(s): Edwards, Anthony;
Classification(s): Criminal justice law; Criminal procedure: law of evidence; Road traffic law, motoring offences; Offences against the person;
Readership / Audience Level: Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9780198754602
ISBN-10: 0198754604
Publication Date: 16 Oct 2015
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Availability: Not available to order
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback
Pages: 800
Dimensions: W: 101 mm / H: 181 mm
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The new edition of the bestselling Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook provides a complete practical guide for the busy practitioner. Incorporating essential extracts from the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines, it 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, dishonesty, drugs, weapons, driving, criminal damage, and sexual offences. Blackstone's Magistrates' 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 2016 provides you with easy access to in-depth commentary.

PART A PROCEDURE AND EVIDENCE;
PART B YOUTHS IN THE ADULT COURT;
PART C OFFENCES;
PART D SENTENCING;
APPENDICES

Reviews

Review from previous edition I shall want rarely to be without it. As a Resident Judge I am regularly dealing with the interface between the Crown Court and the Magistrates' Court. I often find myself groping for information about the regular practice and procedure in the Magistrates' Court. It has until now been difficult to find help consistently in any one place * HHJ Peter Collier QC * Review from previous editionAn excellent book...it covers virtually every area of law and procedure you may encounter in the magistrates' court. Even better - it is handbag sized! * Natasha McDermott, Managing Partner, Carters Solicitors * Review from previous edition Easy to read and not only extremely useful for advocates but could be a vital quick reference document for legal advisors and magistrates * John Thornhill JP, The Magistrate *

Author Biography

Anthony Edwards is a solicitor with TV Edwards, a duty solicitor, a supervisor for the specialist fraud panel and a higher courts advocate (Criminal Courts). He has served at almost every level of committee in the criminal justice system and is currently a member, of the editorial board of Criminal Law Review, and a member of the Law Commission's advisory group on criminal law. He is also one of the country's leading trainers in criminal law.

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