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Published: 11 January 2010

600 Pages

ISBN: 9780199214419

Bookseller Code (07)

A new practitioner law publication

Human Rights in the Investigation and Prosecution of Crime

Madeleine Colvin and Jonathan Cooper

  • The first dedicated text to offer a detailed and practical analysis of the impact of UK human rights law on the investigation and prosecution of crime
  • Builds on and provides detailed expansion of, the authors' earlier successful book Criminal Justice, Police Powers, and Human Rights (Blackstone Press, 2001)
  • Provides a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA), assessing and exploring the relationship between human rights and police investigatory and surveillance powers
  • Logically broken down into parts which systematically deal with the various stages of arrest and detention in police custody, court procedure, evidence, sentencing, and appeals
  • Appendices include the full text of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

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