Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 November 2015

560 Pages


ISBN: 9780198757337

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A new practitioner law publication

A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Fifteenth Edition

John Sprack

A Practical Approach

  • Provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the main contours of criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Takes a pragmatic approach to criminal procedure, addressing points likely to arise in day-to-day practice
  • Features an authoritative description of how courts apply the law
  • Extremely user-friendly and easy to navigate, lucidly written and clearly set out, with practical checklists, flowcharts, and examples

New to this Edition:

  • Considers recent changes such as deferred prosecution agreements, alternations to life sentences and mandatory minimum sentence, criminal behaviour orders and youth rehabilitation orders
  • Explanation and commentary on new Criminal Practice Directions and Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Covers the procedure for sending indictable and related offences to the Crown Court, following the abolition of committal proceedings
  • Specifically designed to assist the busy professional and student, with extensive use of examples, flowcharts, and tables

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