Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 2019

3,636 Pages


ISBN: 9780198849230

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A new practitioner law publication

New Edition

Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2020

General Editor David Ormerod QC (Hon) and David Perry QC

  • Your single point of reference for the criminal courts
  • Professor David Ormerod QC (Hon) and David Perry QC lead a team of contributors whose courtroom expertise you can rely on
  • Clear, common-sense navigation coupled with a logical, intuitive structure - instant access to the information you need
  • Practical guidance on sentencing and procedure - your essential companion through every stage of every trial
  • Useful materials supplement contains the materials you need to access most frequently - includes the full updated text of the Criminal Procedure Rules, the Criminal Practice Directions, and the Sentencing Guidelines
  • Supplements, regular newsletters, web updates, and email alerts keep you fully abreast of all developments

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of all new developments including key case law, the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, the Voyeurism Offences Act 2019, the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019, and the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018
  • Distinguished new member of the Advisory Editorial Board: HHJ Deborah Taylor, and author team: HHJ Jonathan Cooper
  • Neutral citations added throughout to make referencing even easier
  • Updated Criminal Procedure Rules (integrated with the Criminal Practice Directions), Sentencing Guidelines, including the new General Guideline: Overarching Principles, Child Cruelty, Manslaughter, Arson and Criminal Damage, and appendices of relevant PACE codes
  • Further enhancements to the supplement, inlcuding brand new tables of expanded explanations for aggravating factors, and factors reducing seriousness or reflecting personal mitigation

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