Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 November 2012

640 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199651955

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A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Fourteenth Edition

John Sprack

Blackstone's Practical Approach Series

  • 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
  • Considers changes resulting from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act, especially in relation to sentencing and legal aid
  • Discussion of significant new cases on abuse of process (Warren, Ahmed, and F), dangerous offenders (Beesley), and joinder of defendents and counts (Miah and Ferrel)
  • Offers explanation and commentary on new Sentencing Guidelines and changes to the PACE codes

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