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Published: 23 March 2006

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199279357

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Courting Violence

Offences Against the Person Cases in Court

Nigel Fielding

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Contains original empirical research using fieldwork methods, and extracts from real trials
  • Offers insights into the victims', witnesses', and defendants' views of criminal trials
  • Identifies problems in the presentation of testimony and evidence, and how these can be addressed by technological and procedural changes
  • Examines how lawyers' tactics and rhetoric can substantively affect trial outcomes

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