Diversion in the Criminal Process
Sweet & Maxwell, Jan 1, 1998 - Alternatives to imprisonment - 197 pages
Bringing together all aspects of this subject, this text explains the general concept of diversion within the various stages of the British criminal justice system. It examines why the increasing number of exceptions to standard legal procedure have come about, and looks at the use of diversion in a number of other jurisdictions, including the Netherlands, Canada and the USA.
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United Kingdom 1997 24 E H R R 221 65
CHAPTER 2DIVERSION IN A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
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